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.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Labor & Employment
  • Traditional Labor
  • Wage & Hour Class Actions
  • Korean Business & Litigation


  • 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

Professional Presentations

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


Chapman University School of Law

Juris Doctor

University of Southern California

  • M.A. in Communication Management
  • B.A. in Communication

Foreign Language Capabilities

  • Korean
  • French