WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 30, 2019 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announces that Phillip C. Chang has joined the firm’s Litigation section as a shareholder in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Chang brings extensive experience in financial services, consumer protection and commercial litigation. He focuses on representing financial institutions in single plaintiff and class action cases on the state and federal levels. He works with multiple business lines within financial institutions, including retail bank, auto finance, credit card and mortgage; and also represents clients in the healthcare, telecommunications, and hospitality industries.

Chang often defends claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act, Fair Housing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act and state consumer protection statutes.

“We are thrilled to welcome Phil to the firm and our D.C. office,” said Amy Miller, shareholder and co-head of Buchanan’s Washington, D.C. office. “Phil is well known in the D.C. metropolitan area for being an effective litigator who gets great results. His vast experience and knowledge in the financial and consumer services industries fits in perfectly with our existing capabilities as well as our focus on serving the finance industry.”

“Buchanan has an excellent reputation in the litigation space and I’m looking forward to adding my experience to the stellar team in D.C. and across the country,” added Chang.

Chang received his B.A. in Government from The College of William and Mary and his J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law. He serves on the board of directors of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He was named associate fellow by the Litigation Counsel of America in 2016 and has been consistently named to the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.