Christine Gonong

Nguyen Theam Lawyers, ALC

Christine J. Gonong practices complex litigation focusing on catastrophic injury. She is the leading appeals and law and motion attorney at Nguyen Lawyers, ALC. She is heavily involved in briefing and argument and has briefed pre- and post-trial motions as well as appeals on a wide variety of topics arising from civil procedure, insurance coverage, and tort law.

Christine was a law clerk to Justice Mario R. Ramil of the Hawaii Supreme Court and Circuit Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Christine also clerked in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California for Judges S. James Otero, Dale S. Fischer, Otis D. Wright II, and Jacqueline H. Nguyen. Between her clerkships, Christine was a litigation associate at Jones Day’s Los Angeles office.

Christine is committed to public service and is a prominent member of the Filipino-American legal community. She participants in various events throughout the nation empowering Asian-American women in law. She currently serves as Secretary for the National Filipino American Lawyers Association. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, photography, salsa dancing, and playing with her two dogs, Charlie and Chloe.


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1999

B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude

Law School:

University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2002

Juris Doctor

Hastings Law Journal, Notes and Managing Editor

Raymond L. Ocampo, Jr. Scholarship by the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)

Years Admitted to Practice:

California, 2002

Licensed to Practice in:

U.S. Supreme Court, 2016

U.S. Courts of Appeal, Ninth Circuit

All federal and state courts in the State of California

Professional Affiliation/Memberships:

National Filipino American Lawyers Association (NFALA), Secretary

California Lawyers Association’s (CLA) Committee on Administration of Justice

Philippine American Bar Association (PABA), 2015-2016 Past President and Board of Governor Member

Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles (APABA), Board of Governors Member (2014-2015)

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (PAA), Board of Directors Member (2006-2009)

Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member

Honors and Awards:

Southern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine 2018

Editor, Los Angeles Public Interest Law Journal




Contact Information:

(562) 283-5415

(562) 283-5416

Email: [email protected]