Scott Chang

Mr. Chang practices in the areas of fair housing and public accommodations at Relman, Dane & Colfax. Before joining Relman, Dane & Colfax he was a sole practitioner specializing in fair housing cases and an associate and of counsel with the California fair housing law firm Brancart & Brancart.  The cases Mr. Chang litigated include: a precedent setting case establishing that fair housing organizations have standing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and affirming a large damages award to a fair housing organization, Fair Housing of Marin v. Combs, 285 F.3d 899 (9th Cir.), cert. denied, 537 U.S. 1018 (2002); a class action case representing a class of disabled tenants excluded from public housing; and a fair housing and hate crime case involving a group of Asian American Stanford University students who were intimidated based on their national origin when they attempted to rent a house.  He is a frequent speaker at national fair housing conferences.