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Diana T. Chao

Senior Attorney

Los Angeles

1055 West Seventh Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Fax: 213.488.1178
J.D., Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California, 2008
B.A., University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, 2004, Political Science
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California

Diana T. Chao

Senior Attorney

Diana Chao's practice focuses on the defense of healthcare providers with an emphasis on allegations of elder abuse, professional negligence, unfair business practices, fraud, and violations of statutorily-imposed duties. Although Diana's current practice is primarily devoted to the representation of skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities for the elderly, and assisted living facilities, she additionally has represented home health and hospice care providers, pharmacies, and medical providers in professional/medical liability, as well as general liability, claims. Diana regularly counsels clients on compliance with Title 22 regulations, HIPAA, and other state and federal regulations and evaluates internal policies and procedures in view of the changing landscape in the healthcare industry in order to minimize litigation risks.


  • "Risk Management Tools for Healthcare Providers: Documentation," LeadingAge California Annual Conference, May 2018
  • "Risk Management Tools for Healthcare Providers: Documentation," LeadingAge California Annual Summit, October 2017
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC): Diversity Committee, Member
Lifetime Member, UCLA Alumni Association
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, LeadingAge California
Board Member, LeadingAge California, Los Angeles/Valley Region