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Yoon & Yang LLC

18,19, 22, 23, 34 FLOORS, ASEM TOWER, 517 YEONGDONG-DAERO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06164, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 6003 7000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 6003 7800
Email:
Web:
www.yoonyang.com
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Tashkent

Young Kon Cho

Yoon & Yang LLC

Work Department

Criminal Investigation, Criminal Trial Proceedings

Position

Managing Partner

Career

2014-Present Managing Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009) 2013 Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office 2012-13 Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutor’s Office 2011-12 Chief Prosecutor, Ulsan District Prosecutor’s Office 2009-11 Chief, Violent Crimes Department, Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office 2009 Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daejeon High Prosecutor’s Office 2009 Prosecutor, Seoul High Prosecutor’s Office (Nominated as Chief of the Human Rights Bureau of the Ministry of Justice) 2008-09 Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Uijeonbu District Prosecutor’s Office 2007-08 The Second Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office 2006-07 Chief Prosecutor, Chuncheon District Public Prosecutor’s Office Wonju Branch 2005-06 Senior Prosecutor , Narcotics and Organized Crime Department, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office 2004-05 Senior Prosecutor, Criminal Department 3, Suwon District Public Prosecutor’s Office 2003-04 Managing Prosecutor, Violent Crimes Department , Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office 2002-03 Senior Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutor’s Office 2000-02 Deputy Senior Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office 1999-00 Chief Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office Uiseong Branch 1999 Prosecutor, Daegu High Prosecutor’s Office 1997-99 Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor’s Office 1994-97 Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office 1993-94 Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutor's Office Kimcheon Branch 1991-93 Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutor’s Office 1987 admitted to practice law in korea.

Languages

Korean, English, Chinese and Japanese

Education

1983 Seoul National University Graduate School of Law 1981 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.


South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

The white-collar crime practice at Yoon & Yang LLC consists of experienced former government officials and expert criminal attorneys who represent high-ranking executives and well-known corporations against allegations of misconduct and criminal charges. Former chief judge Seung Ryong Yoo leads the team; he recently represented Bong Rae Cho, former president of POSCO ChemTech, and obtained an acquittal on bribery charges. In other highlights, Young Kon Cho and Seung Nam Yoo successfully defended Andong City mayor Young Seh Kwon against bribery charges, while Byeong Cheol Yun and Jeok Hwa Hwang likewise defended Hee Yong Roh, the director of Southeastern District of Gwangju Province, on appeal against similar charges. Other names to note are Youbum Kim, Dong Gyu Lee and Heesung Lim.

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