Hubert H. Kuo

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Ardent Law Group, P.C.
 | 4340 Von Karman Ave., Suite 290
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 9492990188
Fax: 949-299-0127
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Managing shareholder at Ardent Law Group, P.C., Hubert H. Kuo handles legal matters related to business litigation and represents clients in both the United States and Asia. His practice extends to corporate and employment litigation, intellectual property litigation and US-Taiwan/China Practice Group, and he is fluent in both Mandarin and English. Along with his work at the firm, he also serves as general counsel for several churches, companies and high net worth individuals.

Mr. Kuo graduated from the University of California, Davis, with his Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He then pursued his dream of becoming an attorney by attending the University of San Diego School of Law, where he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1999. Admitted to practice in all state courts in California, he is also admitted before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

The OC Metro and the Orange County Register chose Mr. Kuo as one of Orange County’s top attorneys, and he maintains an Avvo “Superb” rating. Along with his professional achievements, he takes great pride in doing pro bono work for the Chinese community.

Mr. Kuo is actively involved in the professional community and previously worked for one of California’s largest firms. Currently, he is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Taiwan Center Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association and the Orange County Asian American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business Litigation
  • 10%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 10%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Employment Law - Employee, Business Formation and Planning, Partnership, Business Organizations


Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

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About Hubert Kuo

Admitted: 1999, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as one of America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators from Southern California
  • "Super Lawyer" by the Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014 - 2015
  • Selected as TOP 50 Superlawyer in Orange County, 2016
  • Superb 10 out of 10 Avvo Rating
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star", Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009 - 2013
  • One of the Top Attorneys in Orange County, Orange County Register and OC Metro

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Taiwan Center Foundation of Greater Los Angeles
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Chinese Chamber of Commerce
  • Orange County American Bar Association
  • California
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeal
  • Southern California Chinese Lawyer's Association
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Orange County Mission
  • Feed the Homeless Program, Orange County Christian Chinese Church
  • Chinese and Taiwanese Community in Southern California


  • $150,000 settlement in personal injury case
  • $355,000 settlement in NASD securities arbitration
  • $150,000 settlement in contract dispute with complete dismissal of cross-complaint
  • $6,000,000 judgment plus $1,500,000 attorneys' fees in 30-day binding arbitration
  • In an almost four week trial, Ardent's lead trial attorney, Hubert Kuo, obtained a decision where the judge rendered a full rescission of an immigration investment agreement for his client.  The damages inclusive of prejudgment interest, would amount to be about $1.2 million dollars.     At the conclusion of the trial, the Court found that Ardent's lawyers were able to obtain rescission based on unilateral mistake and they were also able to prove breach of fiduciary duty.  Shortly before the decision was rendered, Mr. Kuo also successfully argued an appeal brought by the defendants before the 4th District Court of Appeal which affirmed the lower court's granting of a preliminary injunction freezing Defendants' assets. , 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 1995
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  • “Always prepared, excellent in trial. Professional and courteous, yet gets results!”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Hubert H. Kuo

4340 Von Karman Ave.
Suite 290
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 9492990188

Fax: 949-299-0127

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Last Updated: 2/22/2021

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