Professional Biography
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Steven Hwang Senior Counsel

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3217

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    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA 90067-1721




Steven Hwang is an experienced litigator who works closely with his clients to develop effective litigation strategies by carefully evaluating each client’s case-specific goals and business objectives. He has extensive experience in a wide range of complex litigation matters, including consumer protection, product liability, employment, business disputes and general commercial matters. He also has experience litigating complex class action matters, including consumer protection class actions against food and beverage companies as well as employment class action matters.

Steven’s substantial skill in assessing risk, developing cost effective and efficient litigation and settlement strategies, as well as his ability to successfully manage many multimillion-dollar cases simultaneously has earned the respect of his clients and colleagues alike. He has served as the supervising attorney responsible for coordinating the defense of hundreds of cases in state and federal courts across several jurisdictions for one of his clients.

Steven represents clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, in many industries, including automotive, aviation, entertainment and media, food and beverage, manufacturing, technology and financial services. And with each of his valued clients, Steven’s priority is to always service the client’s needs by developing, balancing and managing legal strategies that meet their particular objectives and goals.

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Professional Leadership

  • Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA), Current Member and Former VP, Treasurer, Secretary and Governor.
  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • KABA and Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Pro Bono Legal Clinic, Volunteer Attorney

Related Employment

  • Perkins Coie LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Summer Associate, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Judicial Extern to The Hon. William Matthew Byrne, Jr., 1999
  • San Diego City Attorney's Office, San Diego, Legal Intern, 1996





Bar and Court Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California


  • UC Berkeley School of Law, J.D., (formerly Boalt Hall), 2001, Asian Law Journal, 2000
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., 1997


  • Korean