Barry Chang

Barry Chang

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Barry Chang is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Palo Alto office and a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Barry’s practice focuses primarily on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs, strategic investments and other corporate transactions. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including technology, private equity, financial services, food and retail. He most recently served as in-house corporate counsel for a leading San Francisco-based fintech company where he advised on all corporate development initiatives and strategic investments. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Barry was an analyst in Goldman Sachs’ fixed income sales and trading group, where he sold corporate bonds and credit derivatives.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited on the sale of Buccolam®, a prescription drug indicated for the emergency treatment of epileptic children with prolonged acute convulsive seizures, to Neuraxpharm Group

  • Advised SAP SE on the sale of its SAP Digital Interconnect business to Sinch AB for approximately USD 240 million

Prior to joining the Firm, Barry served as counsel to:

  • Broadcom in its USD 37 billion sale to Avago (named as a member of the deal team receiving the 2016 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award for M&A)

  • a special committee of the SolarCity board of directors in SolarCity’s USD 2.6 billion sale to Tesla Motors

  • Square in its USD 410 million sale of its Caviar food ordering platform to DoorDash

  • Liberty Mutual in its USD 3.3 billion sale of its group benefits, life and annuity businesses to Lincoln Financial and Progressive Life

  • Ellation in its USD 600 million sale to Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group

  • Xperi in its USD 850 million acquisition of DTS

  • RPX in its USD 550 million sale to HGGC

  • Calera Capital in its sale of United Site Services to Platinum Equity

  • Cypress Semiconductor in various strategic transactions and corporate governance matters


  • California~United States


  • University of California, Los Angeles (JD) (2014)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (MBA) (2014)
  • Stanford University (BS) (2007)


  • English
  • Mandarin