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Korean Attorney

Yoon Jeong JANG

Ms. Yoon Jeong Jang had been selected as the two most watched female attorneys of 2002. Ms. Jang has an extensive list of cases in which she successfully advised her clients: acquisition of Sammi Integrated Special Steel Co. by Incheon Steel (currently Hyundai BNG Steel); investment in Freechal by GE; split sale of PJ Industry; sale of Chohung Investment Trust Management, investment in SuKwang Corporation by La Chemise Lacoste; acquisition of LG Chemical by M.Dohmen Korea Ltd.; merger of Haitai Confectionary & Foods Co., Ltd. by Crown Confectionary Co., Ltd.; acquisition of STX Heavy Industries shares by the Military Mutual Aid Association; investment in Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. by the Military Mutual Aid Association; CMI’s investment in Emerson Pacific, and asset transfer for SK Airgas, etc.

Ms. Jang also offered legal advices in the areas of securities and finance, including: establishment of a limited liability SPC and issuing overseas bond by Cerberus; issuing of overseas BW by Koro Voltin Fund; enticing foreign investment to Cheongna District by Public Officials Benefit Association; project financing for Innovalley in Pangyo Techno Valley, and asset securitization for KTB Investment Securities.

In the area of intellectual property, Ms. Jang handled many related cases regarding trademark disputes and advising and litigating copyright-related issues (cinematographic works, program work, character works, font works, etc.), as well as consultation on new technologies including fintech, e-banking and IT technologies.

Education Close

  • 2006 New York University (LL.M.)
  • 1993 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Experience Close

  • 2014-Present Partner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2020-Present Non-executive Director, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency
  • 2019-Present Member, Self-Assessment Committee under the National Tax Service
  • 2018-Present Member, the Contract Dispute Mediation Committee for Local Self-Governments under the Ministry of the Interior and Safety
  • 2017-2019 Legal Advisor, Korea Venture Business Women’s Association
  • 2015-2016 Director, Korean Women Lawyers Association
  • 2015-2016 Legal Advisor, Korea Venture Business Women’s Association
  • 2012-2013 William and Mary Law School Visiting Scholarship
  • 2000-2013 Partner, Sojong Partners
  • 2000 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

Notable Achievements Close

  • Advised China Minsheng Investment Group, the largest private investment company in China, on investment in Emerson Pacific
  • Advised II-VI on acquisition of Finisar Group
  • Advised National IT Industry Promotion Agency on management of equity investment in IT companies
  • Advised SK Airgas on its assignment of special gas manufacturing plant from Air Products Korea
  • Advised SK Materials on its acquisition of company ‘L’
  • Advised on establishment of a Chinese online duty free shopping mall program
  • Advised a P2P loan platform company on a global micro payment platform

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2000Admitted in Korea
  • 2013Admitted in New York

Languages Close

Korean / English