Paul S. Chan is the managing principal of Bird Marella. His practice focuses on the trial and arbitration of complex business disputes, including commercial fraud, class action, securities, and intellectual property litigations. Paul also represents companies and individuals in regulatory and parallel civil/criminal investigations. He has particular expertise litigating cases involving the False Claims Act, civil RICO statutes, unfair competition and theft of trade secrets. His clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major financial institutions, professional partnerships, and emerging technology companies.Paul has extensive trial experience. In over 20 years of practice, he has successfully tried numerous jury trials, bench trials, and binding arbitrations before both commercial and securities arbitration tribunals. He has been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America,” a “Southern California Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine, and (previously) one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40″ by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He is also the former President of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association; a Member of the Board of Directors of Asian Americans Advancing Justice; a Member of the Editorial Board of California Litigation magazine; and an Advisor to the Executive Committee of the California State Bar Section on Litigation.