Chang-Shik Shin (“Tom Shin”), Esq. graduated from UCLA and UC Hastings. He brings a wealth of legal knowledge to his work at California Trial Law Group advocating on behalf of injured persons. Tom has successfully represented both international and domestic corporate and individual clients in various U.S. District and State Courts in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation.
As litigation director, Tom represented and directed cases with Bingham McCutchen and obtained a defense verdict involving a multi-million dollar commercial dispute. Tom represented an agent of LG Electronics in an international commercial dispute and obtained a defense verdict at the Central District Court in a dispute worth over a million-dollars. Tom also successfully defended a preliminary injunction motion filed by a national brand company in trademark infringement action at Central District Court and a patent infringement action in the New Jersey District Court. In association with the Bar Association of San Francisco, Tom has successfully represented, obtained, and collected judgments in commercial collection and torts cases.
In addition, Tom helped various start-ups and emerging growth companies as general counsel in the Bay Area, Southern California, and internationally. As general counsel for the commercial real estate brokerage Sperry Van Ness regional office, Tom assisted the company for 3 consecutive years achieving national top sales transactions. Tom also helped a digital player company from a startup to an emerging growth company along with the e-learning software and single-crystal and other startups to grow and become acquired.
Tom was an extern for Honorable Steward R. Pollack of San Francisco Superior Court and a clerk for the State Attorney General’s Office. Tom was also a popular legal instructor of contract law at the Oakland College of Law.