Roland Chang

Senior Associate

San Francisco

Roland Chang is a lawyer in Orrick's White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.  He represents foreign and domestic clients in connection with government enforcement actions, FCPA compliance monitorships, internal investigations, and criminal and civil litigation.  Roland has hands-on experience with all aspects of investigations, monitorships, and litigation, including jury trials, handling witness interviews, drafting reports, taking and defending depositions, and managing large teams.

Roland is a regular contributor to Orrick’s Trade Secrets Watch.  Prior to joining the firm, he was an Orrick Attorney Fellow at the Public Interest Law Project in Oakland, California, where he engaged in impact litigation related to affordable housing and public benefits programs. 

Roland is committed to diversity and inclusion initiativeshe currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA), the largest APA bar association in the United States. 

  • Roland's representative engagements include:

    White Collar & Global Investigations

    • Member of independent compliance monitor team appointed by DOJ and SEC for large, multi-national company in the chemicals sector.
    • Represented Fortune 50 consumer company in FCPA internal investigation in Latin America.
    • Represented corporate executives in criminal matters under the Economic Espionage Act.
    • Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of a California university concerning violations of university policies.
    • Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of a Bay Area hospital concerning potential False Claims Act violations and Medicaid fraud.
    • Service on the FCPA monitorship team to a banking technology company.

    Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution

    • Representation of general counsel of casino reports company in litigation arising from its redemption of stock held by a 19% shareholder and removal of Board members.
    • Representation of one of China's largest building materials companies in complex federal multidistrict litigation involving allegations of defective drywall.
    • Representation of senior executive and companies in various state court trade secret actions.
    • Representation of asset management company and related investment funds in breach of contract and employment action.
    • Representation of banking and financial services company in D&O insurance coverage arbitration.
    • Representation of public utility in regulatory proceedings and for insurance coverage claims arising out of a natural gas pipeline accident.