Diana  T.  Chao

Diana T. Chao

Special Counsel


Practice Groups

Diana T. Chao, a litigator with nearly a decade of experience, focuses on counseling and defending a wide variety of clients—including developers, property owners, contractors, public entities, and large corporations—in general liability, catastrophic injury, toxic tort, construction, and mass tort matters, from inception through resolution. Her practice spans all stages of litigation, as well as counseling clients in litigation and pre-litigation on the avoidance, transfer, and elimination of risk. She is also experienced in insurance coverage litigation, contract preparation and review, and representing clients at mediation.

  • Chapman University School of Law, J.D., 2010
    • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association: Treasurer
    • AMVETS Clinic and the Family Violence Clinic
  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, B.A., Political Science and Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, 2004
Admitted to Practice
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Professional Affiliations
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association
  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association