Deborah S. Chang is an attorney with the firm of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP. She was on the trial teams that obtained a recent
$160,500,000 verdict for a brain injury in Las Vegas, the two largest wrongful death verdicts in California in 2014, and four of the top 25 verdicts in California in both 2014 and 2015 including the largest verdicts received in North County, San Diego (Vista) and Imperial County (El Centro). Deborah has recently been named by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California for 2017, one of the Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California for 2017, and as one of the Top Women Lawyers in California for 2016, 2017, and 2018. She is the recipient of the 2014 Consumer Attorneys of California (“CAOC”) Consumer Attorney of the Year Award, and was a finalist for the award in 2012, 2016, and 2017. She is also the recipient of the CAOC Women’s Caucus 2017 Consumer Advocate of the Year Award for her outstanding
commitment to furthering the education and careers of women trial lawyers. Deborah is a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), where she serves on the Executive Committee and is a National Board Member. She is also on the Executive Committee (2nd Vice President) of the CAOC, and serves as the Chair of the Membership Committee. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for Southern California, and is a Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America.