Brian H. Chun
Lafayette & Kumagai LLP
1300 Clay Street, Ste. 810
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: (415) 357-4600
Fax: (415) 357-4605
Brian H. Chun
Brian H. Chun graduated from Stanford University in 1997 with a degree in Philosophy. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Northwestern University, where he was a Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology.
Prior to joining Lafayette & Kumagai, Mr. Chun worked as an associate at the law firm of Bingham McCutchen LLP in San Francisco where he practiced complex commercial litigation. Mr. Chun’s current practice focuses on civil litigation matters with an emphasis on employment law. Mr. Chun has been 2nd chair for three employment litigation trials with Mr. Lafayette, including a three-month sexual harassment trial involving three plaintiffs, in which the firm won a defense verdict for its client, as well as a District Court employment trial in which the firm obtained a Judgment as a Matter of Law. Mr. Chun has prevailed in two Motions for Summary Judgment in employment matters since coming to the firm. In addition, he has handled a number of contract and union arbitrations. Mr. Chun has handled employment litigation matters on behalf of Fortune 500 clients Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Comcast, Microsoft Corporation, Home Depot, Prudential Insurance Company and Macy’s, Inc.
Mr. Chun has been recognized in the Northern California Rising Stars® list for 2010 through 2015. He is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California.
Mr. Chun is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Veloz v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 655 Fed.Appx. 537 (9th Cir. 2016)
Goos v. Shell Oil Co., 451 Fed.Appx. 700 (9th Cir. 2011)