Don Hong is an associate in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office, where his practice includes matters before federal and state courts across the country. He specializes in cases presenting novel questions of law and complex factual disputes. Don’s case load covers a broad spectrum, including complex commercial disputes, consumer class actions, product liability, antitrust litigation, and government investigations. Don also maintains an active pro bono practice.



Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award — 2016, 2017, 2018

Affinity Group Leader, Asian Affinity Group for Washington, D.C., Office

Member, Associates Committee for Washington, D.C., Office

Member, Diversity Committee for Washington, D.C., Office

Memberships & Affiliations

Mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Asian Pacific American Bar Association—DC


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia
  • 2017New York


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2016

    Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • University of California, DavisB.A., Political Science & International Relations2011

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