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Lilian has been practicing law since 2008, with a focus in business litigation, general civil litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, appellate advocacy, and wills and trust. She also has extensive experience representing clients at various stages of litigation, from negotiations to appeals.

Prior to joining Nichani Law Firm, Lilian has twelve-plus years of experience as senior attorney for David Burchard, the chapter 13 trustee, whose jurisdiction includes all cities and counties of San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, and Santa Rosa through Eureka. Lilian is also currently working as a consultant attorney for Russell D. Greer, the chapter 13 trustee for Modesto and Sacramento counties. Through her representation of trustees, she has successfully won multiple trials and appellate cases.

Lilian is passionate about increasing equality and legal access for minorities, immigrants, and women. Throughout her college years, she was an active volunteer for the Asian Women Shelter, a Bay Area non-profit that sheltered and assisted Asian women and their children, who were victims of domestic violence. During law school, she interned for the San Mateo District Attorney’s Office, clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco, and externed for two magistrate judges in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Lilian earned her J.D. from UC Hastings, now named as UC College of the Law, San Francisco. She earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in Legal Studies and Political Economy from UC Berkeley.


J.D., UC College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings), 2008

B.S., UC Berkeley, 2005


State Bar of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Memberships

Co-Chair the Consumer Practicies Subcommittee of the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California

Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum

California Lawyers Association



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Nichani Law Firm is a boutique Silicon Valley business and commercial litigation law firm, providing legal representation with a commitment to exceptional service, high-caliber solutions, and a deep focus on Business and Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In every dispute, whether large or small, simple or complex, we will provide representation custom-tailored to meet your objectives. As your representative, we will zealously advocate your position, whether in an Alternative Dispute Resolution process, or at trial. Nichani Law Firm has successfully represented a variety of businesses throughout Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. We also serve as local counsel in Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area for out-of-state attorneys and out-of-area companies, whether based in another region of California, another state, or another country—with business interests in Silicon Valley and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

For a consultation, contact Nichani Law Firm.

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