Jinah Hong

Jinah Hong

Associate Attorney
Naperville, Illinois
Jinah joined the Collins Law Firm in 2017 as an associate attorney. She focuses her practice in banking, finance and commercial litigation, where she represents lenders, manufacturing companies, developers, and other businesses. Additionally, Jinah assists borrowers and lenders in commercial lending transactions involving acquisitions of businesses and construction of residential developments. Further, she represents entities in all aspects of business formation and general business matters.

Jinah received her Juris Doctor from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, with a concentration in business law. During law school, Jinah served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Pamela Meyerson in the Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division, clerked for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, interned at the Chicago-Kent Tax and Probate Clinic, and clerked for a prominent workers' compensation defense and civil defense law firm in Chicago, where she was hired as an associate attorney following law school. At Chicago-Kent, Jinah was an associate editor of the Journal of International and Comparative Law, and served as the vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.

Prior to law school, Jinah received her Bachelor's from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She spent one year studying abroad in Seoul, Korea at Yonsei University, where she concentrated her studies in advanced Korean language and South East Asian Politics.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Business Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 2016
    • Honors: Dean’s List: Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2012
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Pamela Meyerson in the Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division, Judicial Extern
  • Chicago-Kent Tax, Intern
  • Probate Clinic, Intern