Lieff Cabraser partner Lin Y. Chan will be featured as a distinguished panelist at the 16th Annual Bay Area APALSA Conference on February 20, 2016 at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Along with fellow panelists Debbie Chiv (Antitrust Section, California Attorney General), Sophia Lai (HomeBase), Kimberly Chin (Allen, Glaessner, Hazelwood & Werth), Ms. Chan will be discussing how to empower Asian-American women in the legal industry.
Other conference topics include: “The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965: Legislating a New America,” “In-House Counsel from API Perspective,” “Gentrification: Is it Tied to Labor Issues Affecting Historically Ethnic Communities?” “Having It All: How to Strike the Perfect Balance Between Your Career and Personal Life,” and “Changes to Affirmative Action in Light of Grutter and Fisher.”
This year’s conference includes a keynote address from Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar of Supreme Court of California and Judge Lucy Koh of United States District Court, Northern District of California. This marks the sixteenth year that the Bay Area APALSA has been held, and is considered to be the largest West Coast forum for Asian American law students and experienced practitioners.
About Lin Chan
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Chan has represented plaintiffs in employment, whistleblower law, and antitrust cases. Her successes at the firm include representing direct purchasers of titanium dioxide against the titanium dioxide manufacturers for conspiring to fix prices. She has worked extensively on the case’s trial preparation, including drafting and arguing motions in limine. In 2013, the case settled before trial for $163 million.