Connie Sung represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Sung served as a deputy attorney general in the Natural Resources Law Section of the California Attorney General’s Office, where she litigated in trial and appellate courts on behalf of various state agencies responsible for enforcing and administering environmental laws.
Ms. Sung earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School and graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics. During law school, Ms. Sung participated in the Criminal Justice Institute, where she represented indigent individuals accused of crimes. As part of that clinic, she first-chaired a two-day jury trial in Boston Municipal Court and obtained a complete acquittal for her client.
Ms. Sung served as a law clerk to Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar of the California Supreme Court and as a law clerk to Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. She also previously worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a large law firm, where she litigated antitrust class actions and provided pro bono representation to a defendant facing federal drug conspiracy charges.