Ms Myung-Ahn Kim > Yoon & Yang LLC > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Yoon & Yang LLC
18,19, 22, 23, 34 FLOORS, ASEM TOWER
517 YEONGDONG-DAERO, GANGNAM-GU
SEOUL 06164
South Korea
Myung-Ahn Kim photo

Work Department

Position

Senior Foreign Attorney

Career

2018-present / Senior Foreign Attorney, Yoon & Yang LLC
2016-18 / Of Counsel, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Singapore
2014-16 / Senior Associate, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, Singapore
2011 / Adjunct professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
2006-14 / Foreign Attorney, Lee & Ko
2005 / Extern, California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
2004 / Law Clerk, Legal Aid Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Languages

Korean, English

Education

2006 / Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (J.D.)
2001 / Stanford University, Stanford (Master of Arts in International Policy Studies)
1998 / University of California, Los Angeles (Bachelor of Arts in Communications)

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > International arbitration

Led by practice head Junsang LeeYoon & Yang LLC‘s team acts for Korean and international clients in cross-border disputes connected with areas such as aviation, insurance, construction and commodities, among others. In 2018, Nam-Geun Kim and Sang-Pil Lee were the lead partners who successfully represented Korea Resources Corporation and STX Corporation in a circa $259m KCAB arbitration claim brought by POSCO Daewoo over its withdrawal from a Korean consortium which had jointly invested in the Ambatovy nickel mine development project in Madagascar. Another highlight saw the firm advise Samchully ES in a $7m KCAB arbitration against Jeonju Power Corporation, which arose from delays to a power plant construction project. In other key developments, Ji Hoon Cha and Min Young Han joined from APEX LLC. Senior foreign attorneys Myung-Ahn Kim and Sam Kim, who are members of the California Bar and New York Bar respectively, have extensive experience handling cases under the rules of the ICC, HKIAC and SIAC, among others. Yonsoo Kim and associate Mun Jeong Kyung are also recommended.