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Wendy Wen Yun Chang Quoted in Law360 Article on ABA Anti-Bias Rule Raising Free Speech Concerns

August 9, 2016

Wendy Wen Yun Chang, a Los Angeles-based partner in the Lawyers for the Profession® group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article "Contentious ABA Anti-Bias Rule Could Face Local Challenges," published by Law360 on August 9, 2016.

The article discusses changes to a controversial American Bar Association (ABA) anti-discrimination rule that could face opposition as state judges and ethics committees analyze whether the rule undermines free speech and other rights. Ms. Chang comments on the importance of enacting this rule stating, "I think it’s an amazing thing the ABA did, and it sends a necessary message that bodes well for the future of the profession, and it being a self-regulating profession, it’s a privilege we need to use responsibly."

Read the full article "Contentious ABA Anti-Bias Rule Could Face Local Challenges," on the Law360 website. Please note, a subscription may be required.

Wendy Wen Yun Chang represents lawyers in all types of complex matters that involve the practice of the law, including risk management counseling, ethics, crises management, fee related issues, discipline defense, hotline counseling, and litigation defense. Ms. Chang is a member of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, and is an Advisor to the State Bar of California's Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct. She is a past chair of the State Bar of California's Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.