Jenny Hong is a litigator in the Los Angeles 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.
From September 2013 to September 2014, Ms. Hong was seconded to Bank of America's litigation department. At Bank of America, she managed complex financial litigation involving mortgage-backed securities, including high profile breach of contract litigation and investor class actions. Ms. Hong represented Bank of America and its affiliates in settlement negotiations. She provided strategic guidance and counsel to senior management, finance, compliance and risk partners regarding litigation and regulatory risks.
Ms. Hong was a co-chair of the Federal Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division for the Northern District of California from 2013-2014. She served on the board of directors of the Diablo Valley Montessori School from 2012-2014.
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 of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second 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.