Andrew N. Chang is a certified specialist in appellate law, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He received his J. D. in 1978 from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco where he was on Law Review and a member of the Thurston Society. After starting his legal career as a litigation associate at Pettit & Martin in San Francisco, Mr. Chang worked for two years as a staff attorney at the California Supreme Court. In 1984 he furthered his appellate career as an associate at the appellate firm of Horvitz & Levy in Encino, California. In 1989 he returned to the Bay Area where he continued his appellate practice, and in 1995, Mr. Chang joined Mr. Esner to continue the appellate firm now known as Esner, Chang & Boyer.
He has participated in a number of seminars on appellate matters, and is a past chair of the State Bar's Committee on Appellate Courts. Mr. Chang has been selected as a Northern California "SuperLawyer" every year since 2007, and was named the Appellate Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer's Attorney Association of Los Angeles for 2007.