Celene Chan Andrews


Celene Chan Andrews has achieved more than $70 million in settlements for her clients nationwide. Practicing in both California and Hawaii, Celene oversees all aspects of federal and state litigation in trial and appellate courts. She also has been appointed Class Counsel in state and federal court in Hawaii.

Celene’s practice includes class actions, mass torts, construction defect, intellectual property, entertainment, personal injury, and general business litigation.

Celene graduated cum laude from UCLA in 2005 and received her Juris Doctor from UC Hastings in 2008. In addition to the outstanding results achieved for her clients, Celene has received many accolades and honors from her colleagues.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA, J.D.
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, B.A., cum laude
  • University of London, Queen Mary University, London, England

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Hawaii
  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Associates Advisory Board
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Litigation Section Executive Committee Liaison
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Mass Torts Committee
  • RISE Lawyers, Steering Committee
  • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, Board of Governors