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Catherine Endo Chuck


Catherine Endo Chuck is the president of McBirney & Chuck, P.C., located in downtown Los Angeles. She has a corporate, real estate, public entities and nonprofit organizations practice.

She is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A.) and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D.).

Ms. Chuck has over 25 years of legal experience in complex corporate and business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and operational matters for diverse businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to closely held corporations, nonprofit organizations and public entities. She handles commercial leasing matters as well as other real property transactions. Her estate planning practice includes succession planning for her business clients. She has received an AV® rating by Martindale-Hubbell (Peer Review Rated), the highest peer review rating for skill and integrity.

Ms. Chuck served as an appointee to the Committee on Nonprofit Corporations and Unincorporated Associations of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar. She also served on the Executive Committee of the Business & Corporations Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Business Law Update, a publication of the Business & Corporations Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar.

Ms. Chuck currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Japanese American Bar Association and is a past member of the JABA Educational Foundation Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of the Japanese American National Museum. She also is a past President and member of the Board of Directors of the California Association of Nonprofits (CAN) and past President and member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific Community Fund.

She is the recipient of the 2004 Difference Makers Award from the American Bar Association’s General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section and the 2005 Service Award from the Japanese American Bar Association.



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