Andy Y. Chen

Andy Y. Chen

88 Kearny Street
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.788.1900
Fax: 415.393.8087

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Primary Practice Areas

Business Law

Construction Law

Employment Law

Products Liability

Professional Liability

Real Estate/HOA/Condominiums


  • All Courts in the State of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles


  • Mandarin Chinese

Andy Y. Chen


Mr. Chen is a litigation associate at the firm's San Francisco office. He represents businesses and individuals in all phases of civil litigation. Mr. Chen counsels clients in a variety of matters related to business law, products liability, professional liability, employment, and real estate. He enjoys learning a client's business and business practices and utilizes his experience to design the best defense possible for his clients.

When Mr. Chen is not exercising his mind at work, he enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, staying active outdoors and at the gym, and dining out at all of San Francisco's eclectic restaurants.

Representative Matters

  • Represented restaurant group in personal injury and construction accident case, settled favorably during trial.
  • Gender discrimination and wrongful termination case, case dismissed just after filing of formal complaint by plaintiff.
  • Represented subcontractor in multi-million dollar construction defect action, resolved favorably after filing dispositive motion.

Professional and Community Contributions

Mr. Chen is a member of the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Alameda County Bar Association, and the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area.

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Construction Litigation Review: Crawford, Stearman, and CCP §998 Offers – Co-presented to attorneys and insurance clients, January 2017

Academic Distinctions

  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing and Research (2011)
  • Operations Editor, Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal (2012-2013)
  • Treasurer, Hastings Intellectual Property Association (2012)
  • Treasurer, Hastings Chinese American Law Association (2012)

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