Yijee Jeong


Yijee Jeong is an associate in the firm’s Employment, Labor, OSHA, and Immigration Department.  Ms. Jeong was born in Incheon, South Korea but has been a long time resident of Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood.  She graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University (ASU) in 2013 with a B.S. in political science and a minor in global studies.  She obtained her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.  During law school, Ms. Jeong was Symposium Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal and held leadership roles in the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, the Women Law Students Association, and the Sun Devil Sports & Entertainment Law Students Association.  Her externship activities included serving as a legal extern for the Honorable John C. Gemmill of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for the Federal Sector Administrative Hearings Unit. 

The Cavanagh Law Firm P.A.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM was founded in September of 1999 by a core group of attorneys who had been practicing with the 40-year old law firm of O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears. This select group of attorneys from a number of practice areas shared a vision of forming a firm that would continue to abide by the principles of hard work, quality, integrity and superior client service espoused by the Firm's namesake, Harry Cavanagh. As a group, the attorneys possess a wealth of experience and expertise in their chosen areas of practice. They include bar certified specialists in a variety of practice areas, and a number of firm attorneys have received an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer, and have been named to Chambers USA, Southwest Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM is committed to excellence in a number of complementary practice areas. These include:

  • Antitrust
  • Estate planning and probate
  • Appellate law
  • Immigration compliance
  • Civil litigation
  • Insurance
  • Commercial litigation
  • Labor and employment litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • OSHA
  • Domestic relations
  • Government contracts
  • Environmental litigation
  • Medical malpractice
  • ERISA and employee benefits
  • Real estate, including foreclosures and workouts
  • Government relations and election law
  • Tax planning and litigation.

About The Cavanagh Law Firm's Employment, Labor, Immigration and OSHA Practice

The employment practice of the Cavanagh Law Firm in Arizona and other states helps clients achieve their business objectives in compliance with the law, thereby avoiding employment claims. In addition to handling all forms of agency and court proceedings, as well as EEOC, ICE, DOL, and OSHA investigations, Cavanagh's employment lawyers team with their clients to draft handbooks and policies, conduct investigations, perform employment audits, and provide counseling and training for managers, supervisors, human resources personnel, and employees on a variety of issues, and provide assistance with I-9 and immigration compliance, E-Verify, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, diversity, constructive counseling, performance management, terminations, employee leaves, drug and alcohol testing, safety and other aspects of employment law. The Cavanagh Law Firm provides OSHA services nationwide to help companies comply with standards and defend OSHA inspections and citations. We emphasize client service and responsiveness to resolve matters efficiently and effectively and to provide a successful and cost-effective defense to claims.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM serves clients locally and nationally. Attorneys within the firm litigate cases in the state and federal courts on all levels including the Supreme Court of the United States. We represent clients before a variety of administrative authorities at the city, county and state levels. Several of our attorneys are also admitted to practice in states other than Arizona, enabling the Firm to represent clients in a number of venues.

The Firm is a long-time participating member in The Harmonie Group, a national association of insurance risk defense lawyers.

For more information, please go to www.cavanaghlaw.com.


Arizona Human Resources Manual

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify