Claire Chung’s practice focuses on appellate matters and government and regulatory litigation. Ms. Chung has extensive experience litigating in a wide range of substantive areas, including administrative law, constitutional law, intellectual property law, the Anti-Terrorism Act, and the Communications Decency Act. She has been the lead or primary drafter of dozens of appellate briefs in federal courts of appeals and in the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Chung has argued successfully in a federal court of appeals and maintains an active pro bono practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Chung served as a law clerk for the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She previously worked as a litigation associate at a New York law firm and as a law clerk in the New York State Solicitor General’s office. While in law school, Ms. Chung was a student director of Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Clinic.


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her appellate practice in 2021-2023
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in the area of appellate law in the 2022, 2021 and 2020 editions of Washington DC Super Lawyers

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  • Education

    • JD, Yale Law School, 2014

    • BBA, Seoul National University, 2011

      cum laude

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Kermit Lipez, US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2015 - 2016