Mr. Hong graduated from Boston University, earning his Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He attended New York Law School, and earned his Juris Doctor in 1999.
A native of Southern California, Mr. Hong worked as a litigation associate at statewide law firms in the Los Angeles area before starting his own practice. He successfully litigated high-stakes commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout California, on behalf of individuals and business entities. Some of these matters involved defending financial professionals and attorneys in claims involving professional negligence, fraud and negligent misrepresentation, in a wide range of industries from real estate to financial planning. Mr. Hong started as an attorney in a highly regarded litigation firm known for generating tenacious and skilled trial lawyers, taking cases to trial in personal injury insurance defense matters early in his career.
Mr. Hong is a member of the State Bar of California and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts of the Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts.