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Kenneth W. Chung is an experienced business litigator and trial attorney. He is also very proficient in handling a variety of business transactions. Mr. Chung's business law experience includes real estate, corporate, contract, warranty, products liability, intellectual property, collections and employment issues. In addition to his skills as a transactional attorney, Mr. Chung's aggressive yet thoughtful approach to arbitrations and trials, has distinguished himself as a successful litigator and advocate, in both the courtroom and the office. He has consistently been recognized as a Superlawyer by California Superlawyers. Mr. Chung counsels and represents a variety of businesses including prestigious multi-national corporations, publicly traded companies, emerging private businesses and individuals.


Languages spoken: Korean, English

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Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
    22 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    22 years
  3. Employment: 30%
    22 years



Hourly ($200-375/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Kring & Chung, LLP

38 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA, 92606


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2016 Top Attorneys in Orange CountyOrange Coast Magazine2016
2016 Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2016
2015 Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2015
2015 Global Awards - Labor & EmploymentCorporate Live Wire2015
2014 Orange County Top Attorneys (Employment - Management)OC Register / OC Metro2014
2014 Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2014
2013 Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
2013 Top Attorneys In Orange CountyOrange Coast Magazine2013
2012 Top Attorneys In Orange County (Real Estate)OC Metro2012
2012 Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
2011 Southern California Super LawyersThomson Reuters2011
Law ReviewUSF School of Law1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sr. PartnerKring & Chung, LLP1993 - Present
BrokerBest West Realty1986 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Irvine Valley CollegeAdvisory Board Member - Paralegal Program2013 - Present
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationBoard of Director2005 - Present
Pacific West Association of RealtorsMember2000 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
California Association of RealtorsRealtor1986 - Present
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2006
Orange County Korean American Bar AssociationCo-Founder2005 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
Kring & Chung WebsiteWhat is "Cumis Counsel" and Do I Need One?2016
Kring & Chung WebsiteLLC Operating Agreement Should Be Reviewed In Light Of New LLC Law2014
Kring & Chung WebsiteCommercial & Retail Leases - What Tenants Need to Look Out For.2012
Kring & Chung websiteReal Estate Recovery Fund: Another Source of Recovery.2010
Orange County Business JournalThe End of the Cyber Squatting Goldrush2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California - BerkeleyBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Flame Broiler Franchise ConferenceEmployment and ADA Compliance2015
Various Real Estate CompaniesReal Estate Transaction Issues2011
UCI Korea Law CenterKorean American Legal Issues2010
OC KABA 2nd Annual Community Law SchoolLease Transaction Issues2007
Annual Harassment Compliance TrainingEmployment Harassment Compliance Training2007
OC KABA 1st Annual Community Law SchoolReal Estate Purchase Transactions2006
S.C.O.R.E. SeminarsBusiness Formations2005
Korean Investor Trade AssociationSecured Transactions2003
Korean American FederationEffectively Negotiating Commercial Leases2002