Claire Chang

Associate

Claire.Chang@lewisbrisbois.com

Claire (“Yifei”) Chang is an associate in the Sacramento office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Before joining Lewis Brisbois, Claire worked at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office where she assisted in defending the City of Los Angeles in various employment lawsuits. While in law school, Claire represented an indigent client on his criminal appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit as a student attorney. As part of her representation, she presented oral argument before the Seventh Circuit in April 2017 and won a resentencing hearing for her client. In addition, Claire worked as a legal intern at the Chicago Transit Authority’s employment & labor department in 2016. During her first summer in law school, she clerked for the Honorable Michael M. Mihm of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Labor & Employment
  • Chinese Business & Litigation

Admissions

California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Awards & Honors

Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition 2016, Best Petitioner's Brief

Education

University of Illinois College of Law

Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2017

Illinois Institute of Technology

Master of Science in Finance, 2013

University of Manchester, UK

Bachelor of Science in Management (Accounting & Finance), with honors, 2011

Foreign Languages

Mandarin