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Los Angeles, CA

MiRi Song

Paul Hastings LLP


    MiRi Song is an associate in the Employment Law practice and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

    Ms. Song represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour matters and discrimination. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, she served as a Deputy Attorney General and counseled and defended large entities in employment lawsuits as lead and second chair. Ms. Song appeared in administrative proceedings and state and federal court and has experience in both bench and jury trials. She successfully secured a unanimous defense verdict after a five-week jury trial involving allegations of disability discrimination and obtained favorable rulings on dispositive motions, including demurrers and motions for summary judgment, on behalf of her clients. Ms. Song also defended a client on the appellate level.

    She received her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she served as Co-Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and the Managing Editor of the Human Rights Law Review. Ms. Song earned her B.A. in Philosophy, East Asian Area Studies, and Sociology from the University of Southern California.


    California Labor and Employment Law Review (Editor-in-Chief)
    California State Bar, Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee (Member)
    University of Southern California, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences (Lecturer)

    “Careful, That Slice of Pizza May Be Full of Trade Secrets,” Law360 (Oct. 11, 2013)
    “Federal Court Allows Service on Foreign Defendants through Facebook,” IP Litigator
    “Be Careful What You Wish For: Urging Your Employees to Use Social Networking as a Marketing Tool May Well Blur the Line as to Who Owns ‘Your’ Trade Secrets,” ITech Law Journal
    “Theft of Trade Secrets Act,” Computer Law Review Int’l

    Member of the GOLD Committee, Brown University
    Member of the UC Hastings Challenge Committee

    University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2011
    Brown University, A.B. (honors), 2007

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