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Lee & Ko

HANJIN BUILDING, 63 NAMDAEMUN-RO, JUNG-GU, SEOUL 04532, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 772 4000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 772 4001
Email:
Web:
www.leeko.com
Seoul, Seoul

Joon Kim

Tel:
Work +82-2-6386-6364
Email:
Lee & Ko

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group

Position

Partner

Career

Lee & Ko: 2017-Present
Pasadena City Prosecutor, California: 2008-2017
Institute of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Korea: 2016
Best, Best & Krieger LLP, California: 2003-2005
Kaye Scholer, LLP, California: 2001-2002

Languages

Korean and English

Member

Certified Criminal Law Specialist, State Bar of California: 2011
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California: 2003, 1999
Member, State Bar of California: 1999

Education

U.C. Berkeley School of Law(Boalt Hall), J.D.: 1999
U.C. Berkeley School of Business(Haas), B.S.: 1993


South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

As ‘one of the top law firms’, Lee & Ko attracts praise for its wide-ranging expertise in compliance and white-collar criminal investigations, as well as for its ‘immediate and value-added advice’. The practice also maintains a digital forensic team, ensuring client confidentiality and a quick turnaround of results – an aspect very much valued by its clients. Taek Rim Oh is ‘one of the best cross-border attorneys in Korea’, according to one client. Tae-Ki Ghil, Chan-Youp Song, Jae-Deog Bae and Joon Kim advised McDonald's in relation to criminal complaints filed by consumers claiming to have contracted hemolytic-uremic syndrome from hamburgers. Yong-Seok Park, Song and Tae Yop Lee are defending Samsung Display against a criminal complaint brought by LG Display over alleged trade secret misappropriation. Other names to note are Jin So, Sedong Min, Yeonsoo Yun and Yuseok Kim.

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