McGlinchey Stafford LLP is pleased to announce that Allison Chua and Tanya McCullah have been named to the 2018 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.” They join more than 60 McGlinchey Stafford attorneys who have received the distinction of being included in Super Lawyers and the publication’s “Rising Stars” lists across the United States.
Chua is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation section of the firm’s Irvine office. She represents clients in a wide range of matters, including employment litigation, commercial and business disputes, and financial services litigation. She has experience defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. She also counsels employers in all aspects of workplace compliance. In addition, she has experience defending financial institutions against claims arising under consumer protection statutes such as the TCPA, FDCPA, FRCA, and RFDCPA. She has also represented financial institutions in actions concerning foreclosure and mortgage servicing procedures. Chua received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2012.
McCullah’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions and other consumer financial services providers in commercial litigation and consumer financial services litigation in state and federal courts. She has extensive experience representing mortgage servicers and lenders in a wide variety of litigated matters including actions for fraud, wrongful foreclosure, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, negligence, and breach of contract. Her primary focus is defending mortgage lenders and loan servicers in lender liability actions. McCullah has also consulted on matters of estate planning involving living trusts, powers of attorney, advance care directives, grant deeds, and special needs trusts. She is a 2011 graduate of the Chapman University School of Law.
Super Lawyers has listed outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement since the publication’s founding in 1991. To be included in a state publication, lawyers are subject to a nomination process, a peer-review survey by practice area, and independent research on candidates. The top five percent of attorneys in each state, as nominated by their peers, are then reviewed by an independent research team that focuses on professional accomplishments, peer recognition, and community involvement.