Teresa J. Thong

Teresa Thong is an associate with Keesal, Young & Logan in its Long Beach office.  Her practice focuses on a broad range of civil litigation matters in the maritime, securities, employment, and mortgage banking industries.

Teresa graduated summa cum laude from the City College of New York in 2016 with a B.A. in political science.  Teresa attended the City College of New York on an academic scholarship from the Macaulay Honors College.  While there, she received the Goldberg award as a member of the Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies.  Teresa’s thesis, “Solitary Confinement in the U.S.” was awarded the Stanley Feingold award for best essay in American politics by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.

Teresa received her law degree from UCLA School of Law in 2019.  While in law school, Teresa served as a writing advisor for Legal Research and Writing, received training as a Restorative Justice leader, and was awarded the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold award for the highest course performance in Advanced Corporate Law.  Prior to her position with Keesal, Young & Logan, Teresa served as a law clerk for Deputy District Attorney Paul Kim at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.


  • J.D., UCLA School of Law (2019)
  • B.A. (political science), City College of New York

Bar Memberships/Admissions

  • California (2019)


  • “California District Court Halts Enforcement of AB 51’s Arbitration Ban” (January 30, 2020) (available here)
  • “New Developments on New California Laws (January 24, 2020) (available here)