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Peter Kim Hwang

Business Attorney at Columbia, MD

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 13 years
    New York - NY 15 years
    Illinois - IL Licensed
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2010
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2009
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IL
    Acquired N/A
    Active Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to Practice No misconduct found

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A founding partner and principal of Sung & Hwang LLP, Peter K. Hwang represents his clients in a diverse array of civil litigation matters. From the firm's office in Columbia, Maryland, his varied practice includes intellectual property, fraud, banking, securities, construction, employment, personal injury and insurance law.

Mr. Hwang graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 2002. He then went on to attend the American University Washington College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. After law school, Mr. Hwang initially worked as an associate attorney at Baker Botts LLP in Washington, D.C. His work there included securities, white collar and general civil litigation matters, and he represented his clients around the country in both federal and state courts. He left that firm to co-found Sung & Hwang LLP, bringing along the skill and experience he gained there. Mr. Hwang is admitted to practice before all Maryland and New York state courts.

Mr. Hwang has been able to achieve numerous successful results for his clients throughout his career. In one case, he obtained a dismissal of a lawsuit filed against his clients through which the plaintiff was seeking $5.7 million in damages. He also won a defense verdict in a civil fraud case that was filed against his textile company client. As lead counsel on a case involving wrongful termination, Mr. Hwang won a motion to dismiss. Mr. Hwang obtained a settlement on a sexual harassment case involving members of the United States military, and he also won a motion to dismiss on a case that alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Sung & Hwang, LLP
9256 Bendix Rd Ste 109
Columbia, MD, 21045-1843
Peter Kim Hwang
5875 trinity parkway
suite 110
Centreville, VA, 20120
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Posted by anonymous | March 21, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Litigation Attorney
Peter was very professional thru the entire consultation of my rights and options moving forward with the case. He was instrumental in our decision making process. Asked great questions that helped us understand what our options were. I would hire him for our next litigation case.
Posted by Gina | March 15, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Great lawyer
Consulted with Mr. Sung and Mr. Lee about a business venture and received an honest assessment and advice. Highly recommend these lawyers for any of you legal issues, big or small.


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  • The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.A.,
  • 2002
  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015

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Columbia Business Lawyer Peter Kim Hwang
Peter Kim Hwang
Business Attorney
Columbia, MD
Licensed for 15 years