Lois H. Chang

Lois H. Chang

Lois H. Chang is a partner at the firm and specializes in ERISA employee-benefits law.

BIO

Lois H. Chang is a partner at the firm and specializes in ERISA employee-benefits law.

Lois H. Chang received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2007.  A native of New York, she moved to San Francisco where she attended Golden Gate University School of law and received her Juris Doctorate in 2011.  During law school, she was President of the Women’s Law Association, served as student liaison for the National Association of Women Judges Conference, and received the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for the United States Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration in San Francisco. 

Lois practices union-side labor law specializing in employee benefits law, including Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, apprenticeship plans, and public employee benefit plans.  Lois’ expertise is in the Affordable Care Act and other areas of Federal law relating to employee benefit and retirement plans.  She also does ERISA collection work, subrogation/third party liability, withdrawal liability, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, benefits compliance, litigation for union trust funds and as well as representing workers compensation alternate dispute resolution programs. 

Lois has been a contributing author to the Employee Benefits Law supplement for the Employee Benefits Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of the American Bar Association.  She has also been a co-speaker at the Practice Law Institute regarding health and welfare issues. Lois is also a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee and volunteer attorney for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Volunteer Legal Services Program. Lois enjoys working with all her clients in both the construction and non-construction trades.