Jen is a fully-bilingual litigator with substantive experience in complex commercial dispute resolution and white collar criminal investigations.

She has litigated a broad range of matters, including consumer class action, products liability, technology, healthcare and employment disputes. Jen has also investigated and defended charges relating to SEC regulations, federal and state antitrust laws and international money laundering.

Jen grew up in Seoul, Korea and is native in Korean. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and as a Regional Governor and the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division for the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). She also serves as the Secretary for the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA).  In 2017, Jen helped co-found the IILP Social Impact Incubator, a non-profit initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. And in 2019,  she was selected as a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Jen is a graduate of the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Larry A. Burns in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 2008

Representative Cases

  • Achieved a complete defense verdict on behalf of one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers after a three-week jury trial in a $175-million breach of contract lawsuit.

Affiliations

  • Secretary, Board of Governors, Korean American Bar Association of Southern California
  • Co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Co-chair and Regional Governor, Young Lawyers Division, International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • Co-founder, IILP Social Impact Incubator
  • 2019 Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Recent News & Events

  • Jen Won to Speak at Legal Career Panel

    On August 6, associate Jen Won will speak at the inaugural Legal Career Seminar co-hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Korean American Bar Association, Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, and Hanmi Bank. Judge Tony Cho of the Los Angeles Superior ...

  • Jen Won Elected Secretary of KABA

    Associate Jen Won was recently named secretary of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA) at its 39th Annual Board of Governors Installation and Awards Banquet. Held on April 10th at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel, the ceremony honored Won and other newly elected KABA executive board ...

  • Ariel Neuman and Jen Won Author Article on Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct

    Principal Ariel Neuman and Associate Jen Won authored an article for the American Bar Association (ABA) entitled, “When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct.” Published in the winter edition of the ABA Commercial & Business Litigation newsletter, the article provides civil litigators with guidance regarding the pros and ...

  • Jen Won Moderates Webinar for NAPABA 30th Anniversary

    Associate Jen Won served as moderator for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) 30th anniversary webinar. Hosted by Bird Marella and the NAPABA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the webinar featured a discussion between the former General Counsel of NAPABA, Sid Kanazawa, and the Chief Diversity Officer of Reed ...

  • Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme

    Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman and associate Jen Won co-authored an article for Bloomberg BNA titled, “Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme.” The article enumerates six rules for businesses and business owners to avoid finding themselves cooperated into international money launder schemes and subject to ...

  • Ekwan Rhow and Jen Won Speak at US-Korea Law Day

    Bird Marella principal Ekwan Rhow spoke at the US-Korea Law Day held at Kia Motors America’s campus on April 28, 2018. Ekwan’s panel discussed recent trends in the Korean legal market and business generation in Korea. Ekwan shared his experience building Bird Marella’s Korea practice and lessons learned in working ...

Other News & Events

  • Panelist, Legal Career Seminar, 2019

Publications

  • Co-Author, “When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct,” American Bar Association, March 21, 2019 (with Ariel Neuman)

  • Co-Author, “Six Ways To Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme,” Bloomberg BNA, May 14, 2018 (with Ariel Neuman)

Jen is a fully-bilingual litigator with substantive experience in complex commercial dispute resolution and white collar criminal investigations.

She has litigated a broad range of matters, including consumer class action, products liability, technology, healthcare and employment disputes. Jen has also investigated and defended charges relating to SEC regulations, federal and state antitrust laws and international money laundering.

Jen grew up in Seoul, Korea and is native in Korean. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and as a Regional Governor and the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division for the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). She also serves as the Secretary for the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA).  In 2017, Jen helped co-found the IILP Social Impact Incubator, a non-profit initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. And in 2019,  she was selected as a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD).

Jen is a graduate of the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Larry A. Burns in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Representative Cases

  • Achieved a complete defense verdict on behalf of one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers after a three-week jury trial in a $175-million breach of contract lawsuit.

Affiliations

  • Secretary, Board of Governors, Korean American Bar Association of Southern California
  • Co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Co-chair and Regional Governor, Young Lawyers Division, International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • Co-founder, IILP Social Impact Incubator
  • 2019 Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

News & Events

Jen Won to Speak at Legal Career Panel

On August 6, associate Jen Won will speak at the inaugural Legal Career Seminar co-hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Korean American Bar Association, Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, and Hanmi Bank. Judge Tony Cho of the Los Angeles Superior ...

Jen Won Elected Secretary of KABA

Associate Jen Won was recently named secretary of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA) at its 39th Annual Board of Governors Installation and Awards Banquet. Held on April 10th at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel, the ceremony honored Won and other newly elected KABA executive board ...

Ariel Neuman and Jen Won Author Article on Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct

Principal Ariel Neuman and Associate Jen Won authored an article for the American Bar Association (ABA) entitled, “When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct.” Published in the winter edition of the ABA Commercial & Business Litigation newsletter, the article provides civil litigators with guidance regarding the pros and ...

Jen Won Moderates Webinar for NAPABA 30th Anniversary

Associate Jen Won served as moderator for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) 30th anniversary webinar. Hosted by Bird Marella and the NAPABA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the webinar featured a discussion between the former General Counsel of NAPABA, Sid Kanazawa, and the Chief Diversity Officer of Reed ...

Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme

Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman and associate Jen Won co-authored an article for Bloomberg BNA titled, “Six Ways to Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme.” The article enumerates six rules for businesses and business owners to avoid finding themselves cooperated into international money launder schemes and subject to ...

Ekwan Rhow and Jen Won Speak at US-Korea Law Day

Bird Marella principal Ekwan Rhow spoke at the US-Korea Law Day held at Kia Motors America’s campus on April 28, 2018. Ekwan’s panel discussed recent trends in the Korean legal market and business generation in Korea. Ekwan shared his experience building Bird Marella’s Korea practice and lessons learned in working ...

Other News & Events

  • Panelist, Legal Career Seminar, 2019

Publications

  • Co-Author, “When and Why to Consider Self-Disclosure of Criminal Conduct,” American Bar Association, March 21, 2019 (with Ariel Neuman)

  • Co-Author, “Six Ways To Avoid Being Co-Opted Into a Trade-Based Money Laundering Scheme,” Bloomberg BNA, May 14, 2018 (with Ariel Neuman)