About Mimi Ahn, Esq.

Mimi Ahn, Esq., is a Partner at Kahana Feld. She is an experienced litigator and trial attorney, with an emphasis in employment law. Ms. Ahn has represented numerous clients in various employment law matters including PAGA and class action matters. Ms. Ahn has represented clients through every part of the employment dispute process including pre-litigation investigations, DFEH investigations, Department of Industrial Relations hearings, binding arbitrations, and both State and Federal civil litigations.  Ms. Ahn specializes her practice in representing employers in the food and service industry and is experienced with the unique issues this sector faces. Ms. Ahn also has substantial experience in business litigation and general liability matters.

Ms. Ahn is the 2022-2023 president of the Orange County Korean American Bar Association and serves on the board of the Orange County Korean American Bar Association Foundation. Ms. Ahn also volunteers monthly at pro-bono clinics and is an active member of the Orange County Asian American Bar Association, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Association, and serves on the DEI committee of the Orange County Bar Association. In addition to being an active member of the law community, Ms. Ahn enjoys cooking, traveling, karaoke, and reading non-fiction.


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law
    • Federal District Court (Hon. Theodore Albert), Extern
    • California State Bar, State Bar Pro Bono Award
    • Leadership Award, University of California School of Law
  • California State University, Fullerton (Bachelor of Arts in Communications, minor in Business Administration) 
    • Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Kappa Tau Alpha
    • Joe Parker Squyres Scholarship (Awarded in the field of communications)


  • State Bar of California


  • Obtained a complete defense verdict in a wage and hour arbitration.
  • Successfully compelled numerous employment matters to arbitration, including class action matters, and obtained settlements either at nuisance value to the client or below insurance retention.
  • Resolved several employee wrongful termination and discrimination claims for nuisance value.
  • Resolved several employee claims in pre-litigation stage.
  • Obtained favorable verdict for client in a bench trial in a highly contentious business dispute.

Professional Highlights

  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association, Executive Board Member
  • Orange County Korean American Bar Association Foundation, Board Member
  • Orange County Women Lawyer Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Division, Member
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Volunteers monthly at pro-bono clinics she helps organize with the Korean American Federation and Korean Community Services
  • Co-chairs the Anit-Hate committee for the Orange County Bar Association, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Assists PLC with helping displaced persecuted refugees with asylum applications