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Christine Chuang

Christine Chuang

California Department of Justice
Deputy Attorney General
Oakland, CA, USA

Christine Chuang is a Deputy Attorney General at the Bureau of Children’s Justice (Bureau), California Department of Justice, which was formed in early 2015 by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris to ensure that the laws and regulations enacted to protect children are consistently and effectively enforced.  Christine conducts affirmative investigations to enforce the legal rights of children, including enforcement of civil rights and child welfare laws.

Before joining the Bureau, Christine was a Senior Staff Attorney at Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), specializing in impact litigation on behalf of people with disabilities.  Christine handled numerous federal class action lawsuits challenging discriminatory policies, procedures, and practices in a wide variety of programs, services, and activities, such as voting, education, emergency preparedness programs, federal park systems, and transportation services. 

Before joining DRA, Christine was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, practicing general and complex civil litigation.  Christine is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Christine was named one of Daily Journal’s Top 100 Women Lawyers in 2015.


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