Ms. Jung has over 23 years of litigation, regulatory, and compliance experience spanning the areas of civil rights, discrimination, financial services, consumer protection, and mortgage data collection. Over the two decades that she spent at the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, she represented the United States in all phases of large pattern or practice civil rights matters in fair and responsible lending; housing and public accommodations discrimination; police misconduct; civil rights of institutionalized persons in mental health and juvenile facilities, prisons, and jails; access to clinic entrances and reproductive rights; and religious land use and zoning cases. After the federal government, Ms. Jung entered the private sector as General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at one of the fastest growing nonbank mortgage companies originating and servicing residential loans in the post Dodd-Frank regulatory environment. At the May Lightfoot firm, Ms. Jung brings her diverse background and experience to represent individuals who have been wrongfully discriminated against, abused, injured, and even killed in violation of federal and state law.
Je Yon Jung is leading the civil rights practice area for May Lightfoot. Her areas of expertise include lending discrimination, housing discrimination, public accommodations discrimination, and police misconduct. If you believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, disability, or your constitutional rights have been violated by law enforcement, contact us for a free consultation.