Andrew Chung is a Senior Associate Attorney at Slater Slater Schulman and a committed advocate for clients affected by trauma. Bringing 15 years of valuable law experience to the firm, he frequently represents clients in cases pertaining to labor and employment law, personal injury, mass tort, and catastrophic injury.
Andrew utilizes a client-centered approach with every case to build a working relationship based on trust and honesty. Most people who come to see Andrew are experiencing one of the lowest points of their lives, especially in cases of catastrophic injuries. Using his empathy and compassion, Andrew empowers his clients to set attainable goals that satisfy their need for justice and closure. His genuine commitment to his clients instills confidence in his abilities throughout the legal process, yielding favorable results that always keep his clients’ best interests at heart.
Prior to the firm, Andrew represented plaintiffs in labor and employment litigation for five years before joining the defense bar for nearly a decade, becoming partner. As a defense attorney, Andrew oversaw a book of complex litigation matters involving personal and catastrophic injury, labor and employment, and wrongful death. Andrew has achieved numerous successes at trial and through his legal writing and oral advocacy. His successes include a defense verdict in a jury trial for a Fortune 50 client in February 2016 and a successful appeal and reversal in a dispute involving two youth sports organizations. In 2019, Andrew was the lead attorney for a published appellate decision in Kanovsky v. At Your Door Self Storage (2019) 42 Cal.App.5th 594, impacting the industry standard used for summary judgment.
Outside of his general practice, Andrew has been an active member of the Korean American Bar Association and alumni groups for the University of California Berkeley since 2006. Raised by Korean immigrants, Andrew is dedicated to serving marginalized and underrepresented communities without proper access to the legal system. Andrew has volunteered for pro bono legal clinics for KABA, given his time to the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and regularly volunteers for the LA Food Bank and his son’s school.
Andrew received his B.A. in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he received a Public Interest Scholarship. He is admitted to practice in California state and federal Courts. Andrew officially joined the Slater Slater Schulman team in August 2022 after working in defense law for many years and seeking a passionate firm to help advocate for clients who have been significantly harmed and abused.
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