David S. Lin

David S. Lin

Attorney Profile

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 (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
Attorney Profile

We are a full service law firm geared towards serving individuals, small businesses and large corporations in providing top notch, big firm-type legal services at a small firm competitive price. 

In today's competitive business environment, the firm strives towards achieving the best possible results for its clients while maintaining the utmost integrity, confidentiality and professionalism in its handling and litigation of all cases. The goal in every single case is simple: To win. 

In achieving this goal, the firm prides itself in its prompt and efficient method of litigation, its responsiveness and great sensitivity to the needs and concerns of its clients, and its aggressive, tenacious yet professional approach to the handling and resolution of all disputes, big or small, during the pretrial and trial stages, and in the settlement, arbitration and/or mediation processes. 

The objective of the firm in the handling of all legal matters relevant to its practice fields is to achieve the utmost in client satisfaction and unparalleled success and ultimate victory in the legal arena. 


About David Lin

Admitted: 1991, California

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


  • Named as one of the Top Attorneys in Pasadena for the Years 2012-2018 by Pasadena Magazine., Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 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 underpriviledged and impoverished children around the world. 


  • 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:

  • 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

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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