Tiffany Chukiat | Attorney

ph 949-468.3200
fax 949.468.3201

Ms. Chukiat has practiced law in Orange County, California since December 2009. Her practice focuses on business and civil litigation. She represents a wide array of corporate and individual clients. She has represented financial institutions in resolving commercial loan defaults and in defending against wrongful foreclosure actions. Ms. Chukiat has also handled the successful appointment and discharge of receivers on behalf of lenders who were seeking to adequately protect their collateral. Additionally, Ms. Chukiat has recovered substantial amounts due to her clients by obtaining writs of attachment and writs of execution. Further, she has defended and prosecuted lawsuits involving allegations of financial elder abuse and breaches of fiduciary duties by trustees.

Prior to joining Stephens Friedland LLP, Ms. Chukiat also worked with healthcare providers, gaining vast experience in medical malpractice defense litigation. In addition to defending hospitals against meritless medical negligence claims, she successfully defended hospitals against frivolous premises liability and wrongful termination claims.


  • J.D., Chapman School of Law
  • B.A., University of California at Los Angeles


Admitted to practice: State of California, United States District Court, Central District of California

Select Distinctions

  • Southern California Super Lawyer (2014)

Committees And Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association Member
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association Member
  • Thai American Bar Association Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Member

On a Personal Note

Ms. Chukiat is a native of Orange County, where she lives with her husband, Glen, son, Kai, and two large, loving dogs, Suri and Auggie. She enjoys live music, all types of food, running, yoga and she generally tries to lead a happy, healthy lifestyle.