Gina J. Chung is an associate with the firm and focuses her practice on land use and zoning, code enforcement, risk management and torts and litigation. Ms. Chung is also experienced in the transactional field, assisting public entities with a variety of contracts, ordinances, resolutions and regulations. She serves as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Signal Hill.
Ms. Chung has served as Deputy City Attorney for various cities. In that capacity, Ms. Chung attends planning commission meetings and provides advice on the Brown Act, conflict of interest laws and disclosure of public records. Ms. Chung also serves as Deputy City Prosecutor for several cities. As a city prosecutor, Ms. Chung is a legal advisor to the code enforcement officials and provides a wide range of services, including evaluating cases, negotiating settlements and prosecuting code enforcement cases in court. Ms. Chung also assists in handling risk management and police matters. She has experience in both State and Federal courts
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Chung's practice focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions and general corporate counsel work.
Ms. Chung obtained her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude. She served on the Minnesota Law Review as a Submissions Editor, and externed for the Honorable John R. Tunheim, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Chung obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from UCLA, cum laude.