PHOENIX (October 14, 2019) – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP partner, Samuel Chang, has been named to the Lawyers of Color 2019 List for the Southwest Region. Chang, chair of the firm's Recruiting Committee, was chosen for his accomplishments and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Lawyers of Color is a 501(c)(3) organization devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality. It is their mission to celebrate attorneys of color and to conduct research regarding the intersection of the legal profession and social justice.
As chair of the firm's Recruiting Committee, Chang guides the strategic recruiting and hiring of associate level attorneys. The Committee oversees the development and implementation of the firm's associate summer program ensuring an in-depth program for law school students as well as the management of on-campus interviews and resume programs during the annual fall recruiting session for incoming attorneys. The Committee also strives to develop and implement best practices for interview skills and processes for applying for legal positions.
Chang focuses his practice on real estate sales and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and loan transactions. He represents universities, hospitals, developers, real estate investment firms and institutional equity investors in all types of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, leasing, operation and financing of multi-family residential complexes, student housing projects, office buildings, senior housing projects, retail centers, industrial facilities and mixed-use projects.