Brian Sun has earned a national reputation as a distinguished trial lawyer in complex business litigation and white-collar criminal defense. Brian is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was named in 2005 by Lawdragon Magazine
as one of America's 500 leading lawyers. He is recognized as a Tier One lawyer by Chambers and listed among the most highly regarded lawyers in the U.S. by Who's Who Legal in the area of business crime defense.
Brian's litigation practice covers a wide range of areas, including matters involving unfair competition, intellectual property disputes, entertainment, shareholder rights, contractual disputes, and fraud. His clients include Global Fortune 300 institutions and individuals embroiled in high-stakes litigation. Over the years, he has represented such companies as Hon Hai Precision Co. (Foxconn), Mattel, Emerson Electric Co., the City of Los Angeles, and a number of individuals, including former Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona, and Dr. Wen Ho Lee in his successful civil suit against the U.S. government.
Brian is a former president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank. In 2013, he was honored by NAPABA with its Trailblazer Award and by the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association with its Lifetime Achievement Award. He also served as a Deputy General Counsel to the Christopher Commission which recommended sweeping reforms of the Los Angeles Police Department in the wake of the Rodney King incident.
Brian is Partner-in-Charge of the Los Angeles Office.
Chief, Financial Investigations Unit, U.S. Department of Justice (1984-1986) and Assistant U.S. Attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, Los Angeles (1982-1986)
Michael Carona acquitted on five of six counts of indictment charging him with corruption and witness tampering
Dr. Wen Ho Lee obtains landmark settlement in legal battle with U.S. government arising from press leaks during Los Alamos investigation
Law Clerk to the Honorable A. Andrew Hauk, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (1979-1980)
American College of Trial Lawyers.