Mary Ellmann Tang

Direct Line: (925) 678-1876

Fax: (925) 678-1877


Ms. Tang has been dedicated to assisting creditor clients in solving problems related to bankruptcy and commercial litigation, loan workouts, restructuring, collections and other creditor/debtor matters since 1991. Her 25 years of experience in all of the federal district bankruptcy courts in California, as well as state courts, enables her clients to pursue options, negotiate positions, and obtain desired results in an efficient and cost-effective manner. She has actively represented her clients in thousands of cases, providing practical recommendations and advocating solutions that are individually matched to each client’s needs. By emphasizing straight-forward advice and open communication with clients, fees are minimized and results are enhanced.

Ms. Tang is currently on the Board of the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Contra Costa Bar Association. She is a long time member of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, as well as the Bay Area Bankruptcy Foundation. In addition to her legal commitments, Ms. Tang has been serving on education boards for more than a decade.

Prior to joining French Lyon Tang, Ms. Tang had her own law practice as well as practicing with the firms of Grimes & Tang and Tobin & Tobin doing commercial and bankruptcy litigation.  She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, obtained her Master’s Degree from Claremont Graduate University, and graduated from the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley in 1991.