Irean Z. Swan


Irean Z. Swan is a Shareholder in the San Diego office of Klinedinst PC. Ms. Swan’s practice focuses on complex litigation, with a focus in intellectual property, business, and professional liability matters.

Prior to joining Klinedinst, Ms. Swan practiced business litigation, with an emphasis in real estate litigation. She has significant federal and state litigation experience and success with trial, pre-trial, and post-trial motions including demurrers, motions to strike, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and in limine motions.

Ms. Swan earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego. In law school, Ms. Swan was the Managing Editor of the San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law and represented the University of San Diego in international moot court competitions in Hong Kong and Vienna. Ms. Swan also externed for the Honorable Barbara L. Major and the Honorable Jill L. Burkhardt of the Southern District of California.

Ms. Swan is a first generation Chinese-American and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of San Diego, the Legal Ethics Committee of the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA), and the San Diego Defense Lawyers (SDDL). During her free time, Ms. Swan enjoys snowboarding, Pilates, and spending time in the mountains with her family.



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