Ji-In Lee Houck
Power Lunch Program
Ji-In Lee Houck (she/her/hers) is a co-founder and partner of The Houck Firm. Ji-In is a fierce employment litigator and trial attorney for victims of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She has first and second chaired jury and bench trials to verdict in state and federal court and in arbitration. Ji-In is passionate about achieving true diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace and in our lives, and takes pride in holding companies accountable for violating the rights of their employees.
Prior to co-founding The Houck Firm, Ji-In served as the managing partner of Stalwart Law Group, a boutique litigation firm in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she represented some of the biggest companies in the world at a Steptoe and Johnson. Her experience on the other side of the “v” has given her valuable tools to fight for her clients’ rights.
To help combat workplace and street harassment and biases, Ji-In also founded a social media campaign called @interruptingbias to highlight the experiences of women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA, and other historically and systematically marginalized communities.
Ji-In serves on the WLALA Foundation Board of Governors as Co-Chair of the Power Lunch Committee. She also serves as Secretary of the Women’s Caucus of the Consumer Attorneys of California and writes a feature in the Forum spotlighting the volunteer work of CAOC members. Ji-In also serves as Vice Chair of the Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the largest plaintiff bar association in the nation. Ji-In is also a member of California Employment Lawyers Association, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice.
Ji-In was born in South Korea, grew up in Detroit, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology and Zoology from the University of Michigan. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.