Sharon S. Song’s practice focuses on complex litigation, and she is committed to crafting innovative and persuasive strategies for her clients.  She has successfully resolved commercial, securities, intellectual property, and real estate disputes in state and federal courts.  Ms. Song has argued in cases before state and federal trial courts and was an integral member of a victorious trial team that excluded all damages evidence from the opposing party and obtained a jury verdict in favor of the client.  She has also worked with the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice and Public Counsel to provide pro bono legal services to Los Angeles residents and undocumented immigrants seeking asylum.

Education

Harvard University School of Law, J.D., 2016

  • Journal on Legislation, Supervising Editor

Harvard University, B.A., Sociology, 2012

  • Cum laude

Litigation

  • Served as the lead associate on a team that represented a real estate company in a breach of contract dispute over a property worth over $500 million.
  • Served as the lead associate in the defense of a director of a large financial institution, who favorably settled a wages dispute with his former employer.
  • Served as an integral member of a legal team that obtained a favorable jury verdict for a network and cybersecurity company against whom a patent infringement lawsuit had been filed.
  • Served as an integral member of a legal team that obtained the dismissal of a securities class action case against its client, a technology company.
  • Served as an integral member of a legal team that obtained a favorable resolution for a pharmaceutical company under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a law firm in a multi-million dollar dispute over attorneys’ fees.
  • Assisted in the successful defense of a biomedical company’s patents in multiple inter partes review proceedings.

Pro Bono

  • Obtained asylum for a transgender man from El Salvador.
  • Successfully voided a home improvement contract that a mentally incompetent homeowner had been defrauded into signing.
  • Represented a homeowner who was being sued under a fraudulent home improvement contract.
  • Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles, Member, 2018–Present
  • Irell & Manella LLP, 2016–2019
    Associate
  • California, 2016
  • U.S. District Courts
    Central and Northern Districts