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Jinah Hong

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Phone: (630) 527-1595 Ext: 227
Fax: (630) 527-1193

1770 Park St #200
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Jinah is an associate attorney at the Collins Law Firm who focuses her practice in commercial transactions, commercial litigation, banking and finance, where she represents lenders, manufacturing companies, developers, and businesses. Jinah has experience assisting clients in complicated commercial lending transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing, and general contract drafting and negotiations. Her practice also focuses on counseling businesses in everyday business matters, as well as representing clients in breach of contract and shareholder disputes.

Jinah received her juris doctor from the Chicago-Kent College of the Law, where she received a business law certificate and dean’s list honors. She was an associate editor for the Journal of International and Comparative Law and served as the vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. She gained valuable experience serving as a judicial extern for the Hon. Pamela Meyerson in the Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division, interning at the Chicago-Kent Tax and Probate Clinic, and clerking for a prominent workers' compensation and civil defense law firm in Chicago.

Jinah is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association and DuPage County Bar Association. Prior to law school, she graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s in Political Science, where she spent a year studying abroad in Seoul, Korea to concentrate on advanced Korean language and Southeast Asian politics.


J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2016
Dean’s List
Business Certificate Program
Associate Editor, Journal of Internal and Comparative Law
Vice President, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
Student Liaison, Korean American Bar Association
Corporate Law Society Member

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
Major: Political Science
Dean’s List

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Illinois, 2016
Northern District of Illinois, 2017
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

DuPage Bar Association
Member Since: 2017

Cook County Bar Association
Member Since: 2016

Korean American Bar Association
Member Since: 2015

Past Employment Positions
  • Honorable Pamela Meyerson in the Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division, Judicial Extern
  • Chicago-Kent Tax, Intern
  • Probate Clinic, Intern
Industry Areas
  • Finance and Banking
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Real Estate
  • English
  • Korean
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Shawn Collins is a very talented lawyer, as are all the attorneys on his team. I've known and worked with Shawn for more that 30 years. Not only is he a top notch technical litigator but his communication skills are second to none. If anyone I know is ever in need of an attorney, Shawn is my very first recommendation. He gives very solid advice that goes beyond the law. He is someone you can trust to tell you the truth so you are not lead astray in the complex legal world. You really can't find a better advocate. E.M.
We were incredibly satisfied with our experience with The Collins Law Firm. We worked closely with Ed Manzke and found that he had a personal touch and truly got to know us in addition to being knowledgeable and effective in his field. The caring and individual attitude helped us tremendously throughout the entire process and we always felt like our case was in safe hands. We would highly recommend The Collins Law Firm for both its stellar work and dedicated employees. M.A.
My father recommended The Collins Law Firm to me after watching Shawn Collins and Ed Manzke at trial representing Lisle residents against Lockformer. For years, he told us courtroom tales about Shawn and Ed, citing their incredible skill as trial lawyers and how they put the huge Lockformer legal team to shame. So when my son was the victim of a wrongful death, they were my first and only choice. I can't say enough to truly express how grateful I am to The Collin's Law Firm for all that they did for me and my family. This amazing team advocated for me in my darkest moments, surpassing my expectations in every way. I will be forever grateful to Shawn and Ed. K.D.
I have worked with Rob, Shawn and The Collins Law Firm team in connection with both complex business transactions and litigation over the past several years. Shawn is far and away the best business litigation attorney I have worked with. Rob has been our lead attorney on M&A and corporate restructures, and he has delivered each time, and on time. I would highly recommend Rob to get the deal done! W.D.
Rob has been our out-side General Counsel for ten years. As a business with a global presence, it is important that we have the very best legal representation. Rob and the team have guided us through litigation battles, negotiating and drafting our important business contracts, and advising us in our business strategies. He has a great team of lawyers working with him. M.F.