Cecilia J. Hong


“My in-house and law firm experience gives me an edge in understanding what corporate clients want and how to represent and advocate for their needs with the highest standards of excellence and integrity.”


  • Undergraduate: University of Southern California
  • JD: Chapman University School of Law

Ms. Hong joined Cummins & White, LLP in 2019. She practices in the areas of insurance litigation, insurance defense, and labor and employment.

Prior to joining Cummins & White, Ms. Hong was in-house counsel at a hospital handling probate matters for patients and issues in employment and corporate governance. Ms. Hong also worked for a construction law firm handling payment rights for public and private works projects, insurance claims, and corporate planning issues.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Construction Litigation

Leadership & Memberships

  • National Unification Advisory Council for the Republic of Korea,
    Legal Advisor to the San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles
  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association, Board Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Co-Chair to Civic Engagement & Leadership Committee
  • Irvine Korean Cultural Festival, Chairwoman
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Marian Bergeson Excellence in Public Service

Charitable Interests & Community Service

  • Ms. Hong served as the Director of Korean Affairs for U.S. Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and as a Policy Advisor to Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel. Ms. Hong