Dana Soong is Of Counsel to the firm. Ms. Soong’s practice emphasizes public entity defense and civil rights issues. Her practice is focused on the representation of public entities, including many police departments and municipalities, in both state and federal courts. In addition, her practice includes appellate work in California State Courts as well as in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
Ms. Soong graduated from the University of Washington in 1990 and obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1993. Ms. Soong served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Patrick K.S.L. Yim of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit of Hawaii and as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, of the Northern District of California. Ms. Soong also served as a volunteer for the Volunteer Legal Services Program Family Law Clinic representing clients in dissolution and paternity matters, and as a volunteer for the AIDS Legal Referral Panel representing clients in estate planning matters.
Ms. Soong has been an active member of both the State and Federal Bars of California since 1993 and a member of the State Bar of Hawaii since 1994. She is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco.