After graduating head of her law school class, Ms. Luong embarked on a remarkable legal career, culminating with her addition to the SMS Los Angeles team where she uses her depth of work comp expertise to ensure excellent outcomes for our clients.

Professional History

Siegel, Moreno & Stettler – Associate Attorney – 2021 – Present

  • Handles defense of workers’ compensation claims from start to finish

  • Attends hearings, trials, depositions, QME cross-examinations

  • Communicates and negotiates with opposing counsel to settle claims or as needed

  • Drafts petitions, trial briefs, objections, DOR, and DOR objections

  • Conducts case review to provide supporting staff with necessary instructions and/or plans of action

  • Meets with clients to provide consultation, legal advice, and case status

  • Handles SSDI/SSI claims from start to finish, and attends SSDI/SSI hearings

Kaeni Law Group, PLC, Santa Ana, CA – Associate Attorney – 2019 – 2021

Chugh, LLP, Cerritos, CA – Associate Attorney – 2018 – 2019

The Law Offices of Norman J. Homen, APC, Garden Grove, CA – Case Manager – 2012 – 2014

California Practice Specialties

  • Workers’ compensation defense

Education

J.D. – Western State College of Law; San Diego, CA – 2017

  • Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude
  • Merit Scholarship, 2014-2017

  • The Donolle & Gregory Bentley Scholarship, 2016

  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association, Bar Stipend, 2018

  • Deans’ Circle, Fall 2014-2017 – Deans’ Fellow, Fall 2016

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • California Bar Association

Special Skills

  • Bilingual Vietnamese (spoken and written)