Joneis M. Phan

Of counsel | Irvine, CA

(949) 852-6700

Joneis Phan is Of Counsel in Watt Tieder’s Irvine office focusing his practice in the areas of surety and lending, construction litigation and general commercial litigation. Joneis is an experienced litigator who has successfully resolved matters for his clients through negotiation, mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and trial.

Prior to joining the firm, Joneis was with Clyde&Co as part of their complex litigation team providing representation to clients both in the United States and internationally. Joneis has experience in the areas of employment law, data and privacy law, products liability, specialty and catastrophic tort law, professional malpractice and business litigation.

Joneis handles all aspects of litigation. Joneis has experience in providing legal advice to clients and corporations, identifying legal options and strategies consistent with firm practices, policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal guidelines, and objectives with client expectations.

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
  • Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California
  • CALI Award for Academic Excellence
  • LawCALI Award for Academic Excellence

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Surety and Lending


  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 2006; Dean’s List Merit Scholarship
  • University of Irvine, B.S., 2003

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California