David Yang


Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 955-9500 (Ext. 1148)
Fax: (213) 955-9511

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts: Central District of California

Articles & Presentations

  • “The New California State Bar Ethics Rules: What You Need to Know”, presented to the Korean American Bar Association, 2018.
  • “Facebookkeeping: When Can Your Blog, Tweet or Snapchat Violate Ethics Rules,” participated in panel discussion to the Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2016.
  • “Collectability: The Oft Forgotten Requirement of a Legal Malpractice Claim,” presented to the Parker Mills LLP, 2015.
  • “The Mediation “Privilege”: What Happens at Mediation Stays at Mediation,” presented to the Korean American Bar Association, 2015.
  • “Contingency Fee Agreements and Structured Settlements,” presented to the Parker Mills LLP, 2013.
  • “Pre-Litigation Demand Letters: Assessing the Thin Line Between Zealous Advocacy and Extortion,” published in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, County Bar Update, December 2012.

David Yang’s practice focuses on business litigation, complex commercial disputes and labor/employment matters. Mr. Yang’s extensive experience includes representing clients in shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, real property issues, disability discrimination, accommodation and harassment, sexual discrimination and harassment, age discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, defamation, anti-SLAPP litigation, wage and hour litigation, Private Attorney General Act claims, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, professional liability, legal malpractice, professional licensing, and fee disputes.

Mr. Yang is committed to his community, Mr. Yang also currently serves as the President-Elect of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, an organization that promotes excellence in the practice of law, supports the advancement of Korean-American candidates to the judicial bench, hosts monthly pro-bono legal clinics for the local under-served communities, and fosters the development of the Korean-American community in Southern California.

Mr. Yang is based in Los Angeles.

Representative Matters

  • Defended a majority shareholder of a large garment manufacturer and helped defeat a $7 million breach of fiduciary duty claim at a jury trial brought by the corporation’s minority shareholder and former Vice President.
  • Represented national law firm in a lawsuit alleging that attorneys unlawfully took company laptops containing clients’ confidential information and trade secret information to their new firms in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • Represented a church in commercial landlord-tenant dispute and secured eviction of tenant from multi-million dollar real property.

Practice Areas

  • Business Disputes and Torts
  • Trials
  • Unfair Competition and Business Practices


  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 2008)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., with honors, 2004)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Korean American Bar Association, President-Elect
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Board Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member