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Languages Spoken: Korean

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
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  2. White Collar Crime: 13%
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  3. Appellate Litigation: 12%
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  4. Employment & Labor: 5%
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McDermott, Will & Emery

275 Middlefield Road.
Suite. 100
Menlo Park, CA, 94025


DCInactive 199505/24/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Women Leaders in Tech LawThe Recorder2013
Northern California Super LawyerSan Francisco Magazine; Law & Politics2008
Northern California Super LawyerSan Francisco Magazine; Law & Politics2007
Northern California Super LawyerSan Francisco Magazine; Law & Politics2006
Northern California Super LawyerSan Francisco Magazine; Law & Politics2005
Best Lawyers Under 40N/A2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Special Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office2011 - 2013
U.S. Deputy Associate Attorney GeneralU.S. Department Of Justice2009 - 2013
Senior Trial Attorney & Trial AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division1992 - 1996
Law ClerkU.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit1991 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoCo-Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee2014 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco, Litigation SectionChairman2007 - 2007
Ninth Circuit Judicial ConferenceLawyer Representative2006 - 2009
State Bar of California, Committee on Federal CourtsChairperson2004 - 2005
Korean American Bar Association of Northern CaliforniaPresident2001 - 2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Law SchoolN/AJD1991
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987