Bonnie Phan

Deputy County Counsel

Bonnie Phan joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2023.  As a member of the Civil Rights, Tort, and Employment Litigation team, she represents the County and its employees in civil litigation in federal and state courts.  Before joining the Office, Bonnie represented clients in the medical device, software, and consumer product industries in intellectual property and complex commercial disputes.  Bonnie also maintained a robust pro bono practice focused on immigration matters.

Bonnie’s professional expertise includes:

  • Civil litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2015
    • UCLA Law Review, Associate Editor
    • Asian Pacific American Law Journal, Chief Managing Editor
  • Santa Clara University, B.A., B.S., summa cum laude, 2012
    • Michael Shallo Prize in Political Science

Prior Experience

  • Senior Associate at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP (2015-2023)

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