Jenny Hong is a litigator in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. She has practiced law with the firm since 2009. Her practice is focused on complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on securities and finance-related litigation. Among other matters, Ms. Hong's significant litigation matters include representing:
Bank of America in connection with its mortgage-origination business and repurchase-related litigation.
Wells Fargo in securities litigation arising from the issuance of mortgage-backed securities.
General Reinsurance Corporation in connection with derivative litigation.
Ms. Hong’s pro bono practice has included obtaining a $700 million settlement on behalf of a class of individuals who were wrongfully denied government benefits from the Social Securities Administration. She is also representing an immigrant detainee in a Section 1983 action in U.S. District Court. Ms. Hong is a Co-Chair of the Federal Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division for the Northern District of California. She also serves on the board of directors of the Diablo Valley Montessori School.
Ms. Hong's prior legal experience includes an internship at the United Nations International Law Commission. She has served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Pierre N. Leval on the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Prior to joining Munger Tolles, Ms. Hong was a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Heller Ehrman LLP, where she worked primarily on securities litigation matters.
Ms. Hong graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a joint degree in Economics and East Asian Studies. Ms. Hong received her law degree from New York University School of Law, where she graduated second in her class and a member of Order of the Coif. While in law school, Ms. Hong was a Managing Editor for the New York University Law Review.