Mr. Chang was an associate and then counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell from 1989-2002. Mr. Chang specializes in complex litigation in such areas as securities, insurance, bankruptcy, subprime mortgage securitizations, hedge funds, real estate, reinsurance, auction rate securities, bondholder litigation, investment banking, and antitrust. During his career, Mr. Chang has worked on litigations in at least 20 states and has worked on a number of matters where the amount in controversy was nine figures or more.
Mr. Chang is a graduate of Harvard College, magna cum laude, and Harvard Law School, cum laude.
Represented in an Article 77 proceeding an objector to the proposed $4.5 billion settlement between JPMorgan and several RMBS trustees for numerous securitization trusts.
Represents Lehman Brothers in the prosecution of hundreds of millions of dollars in indemnification claims against loan originators for the benefit of Lehman Brothers’ creditors.
Bar Association Activities:
Mr. Chang is a Past President of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY). Mr. Chang has served on the Nominating Committee of AABANY and as Co-Chair of its Judiciary Committee. Mr. Chang serves as Treasurer of the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) and on its Executive Committee. Mr. Chang has served as one of NYCLA’s representatives to the Judiciary Committee of the New York City Bar Association and served as Chair of the NYCLA Foundation and as Co-Chair of the NYCLA Federal Courts Committee and as chair of NYCLA’s Public Policy and Action Committee. Mr. Chang has served or serves on the Boards of Directors of Legal Services NYC, NYCLA, the Network of Bar Leaders, the NYCLA Foundation, the Judicial Friends Foundation and the Asian American Law Fund of New York. Mr. Chang also served on the Nominating Committee and serves on the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). Mr. Chang has served on the NYSBA Task Force on Gun Violence, on its Task Force on the OCA’s Court Advocates Proposal, its Federal Legislative Priorities Committee, and its Committee on Court Structure and Operations. Mr. Chang has served as Vice Chair of two committees of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and serves on its Standing Committee on the American Judicial System. Mr. Chang was a Co-Chair of the Litigation Committee of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).
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