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Louis R. Chao


Louis R. Chao is a trial attorney at the firm’s Pasadena office. Mr. Chao has tried cases involving disputes over corporate ownership of manufactured medical products, intellectual property claims, as well as high-end residential construction claims. Over the course of his career, Mr. Chao has also represented general contractors, developers, and subcontractors on complex matters, including alleged property damage and loss of oil revenue related to operations to expand the Port of Long Beach, fraud claims involving the sale of high-end homes, catastrophic accidents related to the installation of highway improvements, and loss of lateral support claims arising out of the construction of a beachside custom home.

Mr. Chao received his undergraduate degree from the UCSB and his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and was admitted to practice in 1995.

  • State Bar of California
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association