Madeline E. Ong

Madeline Ong is a law clerk in Berger Kahn’s South Orange County office. She primarily assists attorneys with complex insurance matters and labor & employment issues.

Madeline currently attends Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange, California, where she is a merit scholar and distinguished fellow. She is expected to graduate in May of 2023.

At Chapman, Madeline is a member of the school’s moot court team and serves as staff editor for the Diversity and Justice Forum. She was also a semi-finalist in the Golden Gavel Competition. Prior to attending Chapman Law, Madeline graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a B.A. in international relations and minors in human rights and Spanish in 2019.

Madeline’s experience includes law clerk positions at the Children’s Law Center and St. John’s Knits. She served as an intern at the U.S. Department of Education, as well as both the Yolo County District Attorney’s and Public Defender’s offices.

Madeline is an avid traveler and food enthusiast with a voracity for experiencing new cultures. Having visited 35 countries, it’s hard to believe she doesn’t have her own show by now.

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D. Candidate), 2023
  • Diversity and Social Justice Forum
  • Moot Court Competition Team
  • Merit Scholarship and Distinguished Fellowship
University of California, Davis (B.A., International Relations), 2019
  • The California Aggie: Newsletter Manager
  • Pre-Law Association: Officer of Undergraduate Success
St. John’s Knits, Law Clerk
Children’s Law Center, Law Clerk
U.S. Department of Education, Intern for the Office of Postsecondary Education
Yolo County District Attorney’s Office, Victim Services Undergraduate Intern
Yolo County Public Defender’s Office, Undergraduate Intern
Merit Scholarship and Distinguished Fellowship (100% of Tuition + Stipend)
Berger Kahn Law Clerks Featured at Chapman Law School Orientation
From August 10-12, 2022, Berger Kahn participated at Chapman University, Fowler School of Law’s 1L Orientation!

Lindsey Smith, Madeline Ong, and Joanna Yam Featured On Project SELF Panel
On July 12, 2022, summer associates Lindsey Smith and Madeline Ong and law clerk Joanna Yam participated in the Young Lawyer Career Panel at Chapman University, Fowler School of Law for the Project Youth OCBF Project SELF.

Berger Kahn Wins the Spirit Award at the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET
Berger Kahn’s South OC Office attended the 10th Annual Associate Board Brew Fest at the MET this past Friday, June 17.