Jen is a litigator focusing on complex commercial dispute and white collar criminal investigation. Jen has experience in a broad range of matters, including consumer class action, products liability, technology, healthcare and reinsurance disputes.

Jen also has conducted internal investigations and defended charges relating to a violation of SEC regulations, federal and state antitrust laws and international money laundering. Jen is a graduate of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Larry A. Burns in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Jen grew up in Seoul, Korea and is native in Korean. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and as a regional governor for the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). Jen also serves on the Board of Governors 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.

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 2009

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
  • Regional Governor, International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • Co-founder, IILP Social Impact Incubator

Recent News & Events

  • 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 ...

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 litigator focusing on complex commercial dispute and white collar criminal investigation. Jen has experience in a broad range of matters, including consumer class action, products liability, technology, healthcare and reinsurance disputes.

Jen also has conducted internal investigations and defended charges relating to a violation of SEC regulations, federal and state antitrust laws and international money laundering. Jen is a graduate of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Larry A. Burns in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Jen grew up in Seoul, Korea and is native in Korean. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and as a regional governor for the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). Jen also serves on the Board of Governors 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.

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
  • Regional Governor, International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • Co-founder, IILP Social Impact Incubator

News & Events

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 ...

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)