Elsen Cheng, Esq.

  • Overview

We Provide Workers’ Compensation Defense Throughout California


Elsen earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Western State University College of Law. He has been practicing workers’ compensation law since being admitted to the California State Bar in 2009 and is a Certified Specialist in workers’ compensation law.

Prior to joining the team at EDG, Elsen held the position of Deputy County Counsel where he represented County of Los Angeles in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. He has extensive experience representing large scale employers – experience that he gained while working for one of California’s largest workers compensation defense firms. Elsen has experience handling all aspects of Workers’ Compensation claims including death claims, life pension claims, post-termination claims, and 132a claims.

Aside from his impressive track record of success litigating workers’ compensation matters, assertive approach to identifying and overcoming complex case issues to achieve swift resolution of claims, and exceptional communication skills, he cultivates a great deal of valuable skills that are essential to the worker’s compensation arena.

Outside of work, Elsen is a dedicated family man who is married to his amazing wife, Jennifer. They have one son, Harrison. Elsen is a film buff and an avid sports fan.

Practice Areas

  • Orange County Bar Association


  • Elsen is a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law and has been in this area of practice since 2008.
  • Partner, Employer Defense Group – Feb 2019 to Present
  • Deputy County Counsel – Office of the County Counsel, County of Los Angeles – March 2018 to February 2019
  • Senior Associate Attorney – Stander Reubens Thomas Kinsey – February 2011 to February 2018
  • Attorney – MIchael G. Hogan & Associates – January 2010 to August 2010
  • Paralegal – Liberty Mutual Insurance Company – January 2008 to June 2009

Bar Admissions


    • Juris Doctor, Western State University College of Law, Class of 2006
    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Cruz, Class of 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association