Edward Tsui (pronounced "Choi") is an aggressive litigator and represents employers in all matters related to workers' compensation, as well as Labor Code 132(a) discrimination claims, and serious and willful misconduct claims.

His practice focuses on defending technology companies and gig economy companies on classification issues (i.e. independent contractor vs. employee) that intersect with the workers' compensation arena. Ed also collaborates with Littler attorneys and local counsel throughout the U.S. to protect clients' interests in workers' compensation matters in all 50 states.

Ed has served diverse clients including self-insured Fortune 500 corporations, medium sized businesses, uninsured employers, professional employer organizations (PEOs), national staffing agencies, public entities, and major insurance companies in a variety of industries including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality (hotels and restaurant groups)
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • E-Commerce
  • Cannabis
  • Agriculture
  • Fashion
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Real estate
  • Transportation and warehousing

Prior to joining Littler, Ed was a managing attorney at his previous firm’s Orange County office. He gained extensive experience in workers' compensation litigation including leading more than two dozen bench trials, taking hundreds of depositions of claimants and medical examiners, and submitting appeals to the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Orange County Asian American Bar Association (OCAABA)


National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)


Asian Business Association of Orange County (ABAOC)


Sports Car Club of America


California Sports Car Club


Recipient, The Faculty Award for Academic Accomplishment

Boston University School of Law


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2014
  • B.S., University of British Columbia, 2006
  • A.R.C.T., Royal Conservatory of Music, 2001


  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Shanghainese

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