Hannah Hong

Hannah Hong is a law clerk in Berger Kahn’s Irvine office.

Hannah attends Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange and is expected to graduate in May of 2024. Hannah graduated from Chapman University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Law, Social Justice, and Social Control.

Hannah has held a variety of roles at Berger Kahn, previously working as a paralegal, case manager for David Ezra Mediation, and office administrator.

As a paralegal, Hannah worked with attorneys in the fields of insurance coverage, employment and business litigation. Her duties included assisting attorneys during litigation, maintaining insurance coverage files, and conducting case background investigations, and legal research.

As an office administrator, Hannah helped manage the day-to-day firm activities from hiring and training new staff members to serving as the billing point of contact. As part of her role as office administrator, Hannah conducts new hire training and Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors.

Hannah is committed to community service. For the last few years, she’s offered tutoring services to students from elementary to high school. She also volunteers her time to tutor native Korean speakers in conversational English to help them increase their comfort and confidence while adapting to a country with a different language and customs.

In her free time, Hannah loves to play with her cat, run, and go on little adventures.


Education

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (J.D. Candidate), 2024

Chapman University (Political Science; Law, Justice and Social Control), 2019
•Presidential Scholarship Recipient
•Henley Award Recipient
•Senior Thesis: Faces of Injustice
•Summa Cum Laude

Memberships
•Orange County Korean American Bar Association (OCKABA)
•Chapman University Student Government Association (SGA)
Director of Justice 2018-2019
•Chapman Pre-Law Society
Director of Events 2018-2019
•National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)

Languages
Korean

Recent Media Coverage
Attorneys and Staff Attend OCBA’s ADR, Construction Law, & Insurance Law Joint Section Meeting
Orange County Bar Association – June 26, 2019

Berger Kahn Attends OCBA’s ADR Section July Meeting Featuring Retired Shareholder Lance LaBelle
Orange County Bar Association – August 6, 2018

Community Involvement
Berger Kahn Attends UCI Pre-Law Networking Fair
On Friday, May 14, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Miles Dawson, Nandita Nayyar, and Mallory Yumol virtually participated in a networking fair through the University of California, Irvine.

Berger Kahn Speaks at UCI Phi Alpha Delta Meeting
On Wednesday, May 5, Partner Erin Ezra, Paralegal Hannah Hong, and Associates Andrew Wyatt, Jamie Rice, Nan Nayyar, Jay Shaaban, and Walker Macon participated in a speaking engagement hosted by UCI’s Phi Alpha Delta chapter.

Erin Ezra and Hannah Hong Attend University at Buffalo School of Law Career Fair
On Friday, February 19, Partner Erin Ezra and Paralegal Hannah Hong attended University at Buffalo School of Law’s career fair.

Berger Kahn Participates in OCBF Project Youth’s OC Marathon Fundraiser
Berger Kahn is once again fundraising for the Orange County Bar Foundation Project Youth OC Marathon event.

Berger Kahn Attends OCBF Project Youth’s 7th Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On January 11th, 2020, Berger Kahn continued its tradition of attending the Orange County Bar Foundation’s annual Game Day Fundraiser in support of Project Youth.

Berger Kahn Attends Project Youth – Orange County Bar Foundation Annual Meeting
On December 13, 2019, Erin Ezra, David Ezra, Hannah Hong, and Jamie Rice attended the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation’s (OCBF) annual meeting.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth’s 7th Annual Brewfest Event
On June 28, 2019, Berger Kahn attended Project Youth’s 7th annual rooftop Brewfest fundraiser.

Berger Kahn Supports Project Youth OCBF at 6th Annual Game Day Fundraiser
On January 12, 2019, Shareholder David Ezra, Partner Erin Ezra, and Assistant Hannah Hong joined in on the fun at Project Youth OCBF’s 6th Annual Game Day Fundraiser, held at Advanced Depositions.

Berger Kahn Kicks Off the Holidays by Running in Santa Claus for a Cause 5K
To get into the holiday spirit, Berger Kahn Shareholder, Dave Ezra, Partner, Erin Ezra, and assistants, Hannah Hong and Jackie Lee, ran in the Santa Claus for a Cause 5K on Sunday, December 16th in Huntington Beach.

Berger Kahn Joins the 2018 PurpleStride OC 5K to End Pancreatic Cancer
On November 17, David Ezra, Erin Ezra, Kathleen Danna, Ian Kaplan, Patricia Contreras, Hannah Hong, and Alyssa Telles participated in the PurpleStride 5K, organized by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Berger Kahn Supports Alzheimer’s Orange County
On October 2, 2018, shareholder David Ezra, partner Erin Ezra, Alyssa Telles, and Hannah Hong attended a fundraiser benefiting Alzheimer’s Orange County and also celebrating the grand opening of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Irvine.

Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation Rooftop Event Attended and Supported by Berger Kahn Shareholder Dave Ezra and Partner Erin (Mindoro) Ezra
In support of the programs and initiatives of the Project Youth Orange County Bar Foundation, OCBF Associate Board member and Berger Kahn Partner Erin Ezra, Shareholder Dave Ezra, along with Associate Ian Kaplan, Alyssa Telles, Hannah Hong, and Rebecca Malkin joined the Bar Foundation for their 6th Annual Rooftop Brewfest Fundraiser.