Cecilia Hong


Cecilia J. Hong is an associate in the Orange County office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment and Korean Business & Litigation Practices. Her practice focuses on the defense of employers against claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. Cecilia also has experience representing clients in general liability, toxic tort, construction, and real estate and business litigation.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Cecilia served as in-house counsel for the Children's Hospital of Orange County handling labor and employment issues as well as conservatorship and guardianship cases for the hospital's minor patients.

Foreign Language Capabilities

  • Korean
  • French

Professional Presentations

  • Engineering Contractors Association, The Impact on Employers of Dynamex, July 2018


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • Co-Chair to the Civic Engagement & Leadership Committee, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Board Member, Orange County Korean American Bar Association Foundation
  • Board Member, Korean American Federation of Orange County
  • Legal Advisor to the San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles Chapter, National Unification Advisory Council for the Republic of Korean
  • President, Irvine Republican Women Federated
  • Board Member, Marian Bergeson Excellence in Public Service
  • Board Member, Salvation Army


Chapman University School of Law

Juris Doctor

University of Southern California
  • M.A. in Communication Management
  • B.A. in Communication

Representative Matters

  • Pro Bono Services through the Korean American Federation of Orange County
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