Soo-young Chang is a trial attorney in the firm's Buffalo office who focuses his practice in the areas of product liability and general litigation. Starting as a prosecutor in Brooklyn, Soo-young led a long-term complex conspiracy investigation that dismantled large narcotics-dealing gangs in a major housing project, a case that was featured on the front page of the New York Times. He then joined a Manhattan law firm and defended major hospitals and the City of New York from high-exposure medical malpractice cases.
In 2006, Soo-young returned to Buffalo, his hometown, bringing with him substantial trial experience. He has represented large companies, airlines, municipalities, school districts, and real estate developers, among others, in various litigation, including product liability, construction-site accidents, personal injury and insurance coverage disputes. He has also represented manufacturers in regulatory matters and has authored and presented on the subject of data security risk. Soo-young has obtained numerous jury verdicts on cases involving multi-million dollar potential verdicts.
•Co-Author, “FDA Guidance on Wireless Devices: What You Need To Know,” Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry, September 30, 2013
•Co-Author, “Calling on Corporate Counsel: Follow Data Into the Breach,” Law Technology News, December 2011
•Presenter, “Trends in Civil Litigation Following Data Breaches,” New York State Cyber Security Conference, June 2011
•Presenter, What Do Real Lawyers Do?, Co-Sponsored by AALSA and LALSA, March 1, 2011
•Co-Author, Decisive Moves Still Necessary to Promote Minority Partners, ABA's Minority Trial Lawyer, Summer 2010
•Goldberg Segalla Announces 2011 Promotions
January 3, 2011
•Business First's Who's Who in Law list
•Former Deputy Treasurer of Minority Bar Association of Western New York
•Nominated for Deputy Treasurer of Bar Association of Erie County
•Kings County District Attorney's Office, Brooklyn, NY - Senior Assistant District Attorney, 1996-2003
•Soo-young Chang Elected a Director of Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
January 17, 2014