Andrew J. Chan Promoted to Partner

April 1, 2021

Ericksen Arbuthnot is please to announce that Andrew J. Chan has been promoted to Partner in the Firm's Oakland/East Bay office.  

Andrew is co-chair of the Firm's Appellate Practice Group.  He is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters.  Andrew has extensive litigation experience representing individual and institutional clients in state and federal court.  His areas of practice include insurance coverage and defense, professional liability, and other commercial and business disputes.

Andrew has experience providing insurance coverage opinions on various matters involving property damage, construction defect, business interruption, loss of use, theft and attempted theft, vandalism, professional errors and omissions, premises liability, personal injury, violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the duty to defend, and bad faith claims.

Andrew’s professional liability experience includes defense of construction, engineering, legal, medical, insurance agent and broker, real estate broker and management, and other professional pre-suit, administrative, and litigation matters. 

Andrew has B.A. degrees in Cognitive Science and History, and a minor in Philosophy, from the University of California, Berkeley.  While attending law school at the University of Miami, Andrew served on the Faculty Committee (Curriculum), Honor Council, International Moot Court Board, and Volunteer Tax Assistance Program.  Andrew also clerked for Judge Maxine Cohen Lando in Florida's Eleventh Judicial Circuit, the State Attorney's Office for Miami-Dade County, the Office of the City Attorney for Miami, Florida, and the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

Andrew is licensed to practice law in California, Florida, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for All Districts of California and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Andrew is also a licensed California real estate broker and he is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.