Michael J.  Pang

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Managing Partner, Sports Law Practice Group


  • University of California, King Hall School of Law, Davis, CA
    Juris Doctor, 2004
  • University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Bachelor of Arts, History, 2001


Michael Pang obtained his Bachelor of the Arts in History at the University of California at Berkeley. Afterwards, he attended King Hall School of Law at the University of California at Davis and earned his Juris Doctorate, also graduating from the Public Service Law Program.

While a law student, Michael clerked with the white collar crimes division of the Santa Clara District Attorney's office. After his second year of law school, he began working as a law clerk in the Sacramento office of Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez, before moving back home to Orange County, joining the Santa Ana office. 

Mr. Pang continued with the firm as an Associate Attorney after passing the Bar, and was elevated to a Partner in March of 2010.  In January of 2013, he became the Managing Partner of the Sports Law Practice Group, a collection of attorneys nationwide fighting to defend against workers' compensation claims filed by former athletes in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, and Nebraska.

Along with these sports cases, Michael works in all aspects of workers' compensation defense for all types of cases, including 132(a) and Serious & Willful actions.  He has defended companies of various sizes, from mom and pop stores to Fortune 500 corporations, and has dealt with death claims, high value catastrophic cases, and filed Writs with the California Court of Appeal.

Mr. Pang is a member of the Workers' Compensation and Labor & Employment law sections of the California State Bar, as well as the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles Bar Association, and the Sports Lawyers Association. 

On July 1, 2013, he obtained his certification as a legal specialist in the field of workers’ compensation by the California State Bar Association.