Veronica S. Jung
Founder & CEO
B.A. Harvard College, 1997, magna cum laude
J.D. Boston University School of Law, 2001, with special concentration in litigation and dispute resolution
New York State; District of Columbia; U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York & the District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court.
Veronica S. Jung is a veteran civil rights trial attorney focusing exclusively on representing senior-level/high-profile employees & abused employees/ workers. She is Legally Brunette.
Veronica advises and represents clients in high-profile employment & labor litigation in diverse industries in New York, Los Angeles, and other large metropolitan cities in between.
Veronica represents a diverse, high-powered clientele: executives & seasoned employees in media (TV, film and digital), fashion, technology, health care, academia, publishing, design, law and finance, among others.
Veronica’s niche practice has developed a loyal, bi-coastal following among sophisticated, high-powered clients. Veronica is a force to be reckoned with. She navigates complex crises involving high-profile crises/breakdown of professional partnerships & relationships, with her trademark sense of humor and sassy attitude. Veronica is fearless and tenacious in her pursuit of justice.
Veronica fights for whistleblowers and victims of corporate abusers. She advocates with dedication & strategic precision on behalf of employees who have been harassed, wrongfully terminated, and/or retaliated against by their abusive employers. Based upon her stellar track record & reputation in the legal community, Veronica obtains extraordinary results for her clients who are embroiled in highly PR-sensitive crises.
As a trial attorney with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Veronica prosecuted civil rights violations before Federal District Courts throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories. On behalf of the United States of America, Veronica co-managed numerous trial teams, and she became known for earning the trust of key witnesses in highly sensitive government investigations.
In the private sector, Veronica has counseled corporate and executive clients at national and boutique litigation firms. She has represented publicly traded companies and corporate officers facing complex litigation and/or investigations in connection with labor & employment claims, partnership disputes, government contracts, trademark & copyright violations, and complex commercial litigation.
Prior to founding her own law firm, Veronica served as the lead federal litigation counsel at the non-profit civil rights law firm New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc. There, Veronica managed numerous impact lawsuits and class actions against New York State officials and public agencies. Veronica built a strong reputation for fighting abuse of individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities at adult homes, nursing homes, and other state-operated public health institutions throughout New York State.
A 1.5 generation immigrant from South Korea, Veronica regularly mentors new lawyers from underprivileged communities. She has extensive experience in providing pro bono legal advocacy and representation to low-income residents of New York City and Washington, D.C. In the months following the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in downtown Manhattan, Veronica volunteered with the American Red Cross as a volunteer Korean and Spanish interpreter for survivors and victims' families at and near Ground Zero. She was honored to accompany then Mayor Giuliani and the very first group of surviving families to enter Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks.
Veronica represents a diverse range of clients who are united by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or repeated abuses of corporate power.
Professional Affiliations & Volunteer Activities
Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (Immediate past Co-Chair, New York Chapter)
The Lilly Awards Foundation (Board of Directors)
American Bar Association (Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee; Section of Labor & Employment Law)
National Employment Lawyers Association
New York City Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Committee)
The National Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation (Leadership Development Institute)