SAN FRANCISCO, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that Justin Chang and Philip Wang, have joined the firm's Litigation Practice. They are joined by Traci Keith, who will be an associate in the firm's Litigation Practice.
Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Justin and Philip practiced at their own litigation boutique, Wang & Chang, representing clients from emerging companies to Fortune 500 Public Companies in matters ranging from General Commercial Litigation to IP Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement & White Collar Defense.
Justin Chang advises domestic and international clients on business and litigation matters. He has experience litigating disputes through jury trial, advising legal departments on litigation and other legal matters, preparing antitrust and anti-corruption compliance programs for multinational corporations, and representing individuals and companies in connection with SEC, DOJ, Department of Labor, and internal investigations. Prior to founding Wang & Chang, Mr. Chang was with the global law firm of Shearman & Sterling in its San Francisco office. He was also a member of the legal department of a multinational Korean conglomerate advising on foreign litigation in the United States and Canada.
Philip Wang represents technology clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including derivative actions, shareholder disputes, government investigations, patent matters, and trade secret misappropriation cases. Before founding Wang & Chang, Mr. Wang practiced with Latham & Watkins and Quinn Emanuel. He also served as in-house litigation counsel for Cypress Semiconductor.
Traci Keith represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including commercial disputes, securities and derivative lawsuits, and intellectual property disputes. Before joining Wang & Chang, Ms. Keith was an associate with Latham & Watkins, where she represented clients in business, securities and patent litigation matters. Ms. Keith also has experience in internal and regulatory investigations, employment litigation, and intellectual property counseling.
"We are pleased to have these accomplished litigators join our growing practice in San Francisco", said Stoel Rives Managing Partner Jim Torgerson. "California is an important area of growth for the firm and Phil and Justin's experience representing public and private companies will add significant depth to our California litigation services."
"They will be excellent additions to Stoel Rives," noted Tim Snider, chair of the firm's Litigation Practice. "Our clients will benefit from their extensive knowledge and our growing strategic depth in California. We are excited to welcome them."
Stoel Rives' San Francisco office is located at Three Embarcadero with attorneys focused primarily on real estate and litigation services with particular emphasis on complex commercial litigation, energy regulatory issues, environmental compliance and domestic and international patent procurement. Representative clients include companies engaged in the thermal energy, renewable energy, oil and gas, food and agribusiness, and technology sectors.
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