Claire Chung

Claire Chung’s practice focuses on appellate matters and government and regulatory litigation. Ms. Chung has represented clients in federal courts of appeal and district courts, the US Supreme Court, and state supreme courts, in matters involving a wide range of substantive areas, including administrative law, constitutional law, intellectual property law, ERISA, environmental law and the False Claims Act. She has also argued in federal court 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 an intern in the Women’s Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union and a student director of Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Clinic.


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