Jamie Chou is a partner at Cooper, White & Cooper LLP’s San Francisco office. Her practice covers a broad range of corporate, real estate, and intellectual property transactional matters, as well as commercial litigation. Ms. Chou’s practice focuses on the acquisition, management, operation, and sale of businesses; the organization of domestic business ventures; licensing and other intellectual property needs; business counseling; commercial leasing and purchase and sale; and litigation in state and federal courts. She works with clients in a diverse array of industries, including technology, retail, restaurant, real estate, e-commerce, communications, media, cable and broadcast television, transportation, maritime cargo, and non-profit.
Her real estate practice includes representing both landlords and tenants in drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial leases for office, retail, restaurant, life/science, industrial, and mixed-use spaces, ground leases, subleases, and license agreements. She also represents sellers and buyers of all forms of commercial properties throughout the country.
Ms. Chou’s commercial litigation practice includes the defense and prosecution of complex civil cases, including class action defense, multi-district litigation, and appellate litigation in the California Courts of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Chou has represented clients recently in cases involving alleged business fraud, intellectual property issues, real property law, racial profiling, unfair business practices, breach of contract, and the successful defense of a national class action against a major airline, which was won on a motion for summary judgment.
Ms. Chou is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of San Francisco, and the Asian American Bar Association. She is also a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications and sits on the board for the Chinese American Women’s Business League. She is admitted to practice in the California state courts, the California Northern, Eastern, and Central District Courts, and the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Chou was selected for inclusion as a Northern California Super Lawyers–Rising Star in 2009 and 2010. Ms. Chou graduated with honors from the University of California at Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 2000.