DEBRA YANG - Santa Monica Superior Court Judge and the first
Asian American to serve as U.S. attorney for California's Central
MARGAN CHU - he has pioneered computer software litigation, won multi-million-dollar patent settlements, and, in 2002, the coup de grâce — a $500 million verdict in a biotech patent suit. It was the second biggest verdict in the entire U.S. that year.
He is America's most successful Asian big-firm lawyer. His success is entirely of the blue-chip variety. He's the superstar partner at one of California's most admired law firms, commanding seven-figure annual draws.