Managing Principal, Bird Marella P.C.


Paul Chan joined Bird Marella in 1999 and is now Managing Principal; his practice focuses on trial and arbitration of complex business disputes. Paul is a Member of the Board of Directors of Asian Americans Advancing Justice and the former President of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association. In 2013, Bird Marella received the Law Firm Diversity Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. 


Joined LCLD 2015

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Gopi Panchapakesan; 2021: Naeun Rim; 2019: Jen Won; 2018: Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk 2016: Tim Bahk Yoo

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Alexander Tran, Alexis Wiseley; 2021: Ashley Bowman

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020

Annual Meeting (2015)

Member: Paul Chan 

Diversity Professional: Thomas Reichert

Communications: Janine Toting