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Sue Chang focuses her practice on real estate business and finance transactions, including the acquisition, financing, leasing, management, and disposition of real estate assets. She advises on commercial credit, on-book, and securitized commercial loans, as well as construction finance and bridge lending. Sue works on virtually all aspects of lending transactions including conduit, portfolio, and repo financing in a multitude of asset classes, including retail, office, MHC, self-storage, condominiums, and ground leases. Her practice also includes loan servicing, the workout and resolution of distressed debt, and the exercise of creditor remedies.


  • Commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS)
  • Real estate property due diligence



  • Appointed Commissioner, La Palma, California, 2013
  • Full-Time Extern, Hon. Morrison C. England, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, 2016
  • Civil Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Federal Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association, 2014-Present


  • J.D., University of California at Davis School of Law, 2016
    • Senior Articles Editor, Journal of International Law and Policy
    • Public Interest Certificate
  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 2011
  • California
  • Korean, Native