David S. Lin

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Pasadena, CA

Law Office of David S. Lin
 | 80 S Lake Ave, Suite 512
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-792-9688
Fax: 626-792-9116
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
Attorney Profile

An experienced attorney with the Law Offices of David S. Lin, David S. Lin represents clients in Southern California and Los Angeles. His practice focuses on business litigation, including breach of contract and partnership and shareholder disputes. With over two decades of experience, he represents businesses of all sizes and individuals in construction defect litigation; trademark and copyright infringement matters; insurance claims and bad faith litigation; securities law; corporate transactions; personal injury; and preparation of wills and living trusts.

Mr. Lin is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. He attended Boston University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1991. While studying to become an attorney, he was president of the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association at his school.

Licensed to practice in all superior courts in California, he is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the California Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mr. Lin is passionate about helping impoverished children around the world and does so through his volunteer work with World Vision International. He is a member of the American Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Orange County Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. For almost a decade, Pasadena Magazine named him a Top Attorney in Pasadena, California.

 
Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 10%Construction Litigation
  • 10%Civil Litigation
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About David Lin

Admitted: 1991, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.dlinlaw.com/Attorney/David-S-Lin.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, Named as one of the Super Lawyers in Los Angeles County, Thomson West/Super Lawyers Magazine, 2019 - 2020
  • Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine, Named as one of the Top Attorneys in Pasadena, CA, 2012 - 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Board of Trial Attorneys
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Ninth District Court of Appeals
  • California Supreme Court
  • Northern, Southern and Eastern District Courts of California
  • Licensed to Practice in California Bar since 1991. One of the Founding Members and Director for the Asian Professional Exchange in Los Angeles, California; Original Founding Director of Corporate Relations (1993-1995); FF Fraternity, Los Angeles Lodge Member (Global brotherhood of academics, professionals and entrepreneurs with active lodges in the cities of Ann Arbor, Boston, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Shanghai, China, Hong Kong and Singapore) [Fraternity membership and official joinder is by invitation and initiation approval only]; Asian Business League, Member; Hong Kong Association of Southern California, Member; Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, Member; Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member; American Bar Association, Member; Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member, 1991

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Involved in charitable donations and activities to underprivileged children around the world through the organization, World Vision Int'l, which assists and provides financial aid to underprivileged and impoverished children around the world

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Engaged in a 3 week Bench Trial in Pomona Superior Court involving a fraudulent misrepresentation case wherein I represented the Plaintiffs in filing a legal action against the Defendant parties who had wrongfully misappropriated and stolen patent rights belonging to Plaintiffs. Trial resulted in a victory on behalf of my clients, Plaintiffs against the Defendants with a total monetary judgment award of $4 million as awarded to my clients, 2017
  • 1. Won in a one month Trial in downtown LA involving $1 million life insurance policy case in which my client, who resides in Shanghai, China was named beneficiary under policy issued and was victim of fraud carried out by third party (2nd wife of decedent) making a claim under the policy. Forged handwritten documents were submitted by third party claiming that my client had agreed and signed off on a Settlement Agreement to give 50% of total $1 million policy to this third party. Case went to trial and we won and were held to be prevailing party, having proven third party had committed fraud and submitted forged documents in this case as well as submitted fake email addresses in support of claim. 2. Presently involved in a $5 million real estate fraud Action in which I represent the Buyers of a subject Property in which fraudulent misrepresentations were made that the property was on Indian Reservation land with potential to build a casino, which facts were false and untrue. 3. Represented clients in a $2 million business litigation matter in which my clients were defrauded of their investment in a franchised business and case was successfully resolved and settled in a confidential settlement
  • Available Upon Request Made

Representative Clients:

  • Engaged in a 3 week Bench Trial in Pomona Superior Court involving a fraudulent misrepresentation case wherein I represented the Plaintiffs in filing a legal action against the Defendant parties who had wrongfully misappropriated and stolen patent rights belonging to Plaintiffs. Trial resulted in a victory on behalf of my clients, Plaintiffs against the Defendants with a total monetary judgment award of $4 million as awarded to my clients, 2017
  • Representative Past Clients: Mercedes Benz, Caterpillar, Mitsubishi Motors, Tokio Marine, American International Group (AIG), Essex Life Insurance, Farmers Exchange Ins., Fireman's Fund Ins. Co., Insurance Co. of State of PA., Maryland Casualty Co., Nationwide Ins. Co., Zurich Ins. Co., Jiuzhou Group Holdings, Ltd., Tung Hing Manufacturing, Inc., Kaiping Jiayi Longheng, Inc., ERS Alarm Systems, Wing Hop Fung Ginseng, Inc.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • President of Asian Pacific American Law Students Assn at Boston Univ. School of Law (1990-1991); Internship at Boston Law Firms, Hale & Dorr (Fall-Winter 1990); Internship at Boston Law Firm, Goldstein & Manello (spring 1990); One of Founding Members and Original Director of Corporate Relations for Asian Pacific Exchange (1993-1995)
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Office Location for David S. Lin

80 S Lake Ave
Suite 512
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626-792-9688

Fax: 626-792-9116

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Last Updated: 2/6/2020

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