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Seung-Kook Synn / Senior Foreign Attorney
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BiographySeung-Kook Synn, Senior Foreign Attorney, provides strategic counseling on corporate legal affairs, including international transactions, intellectual property rights, antitrust and risk management. Starting with the Legal Team of SK Corporation, he has served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of major companies of SK Group, including SK Telecom, SK Energy, and SK Hynix for their Legal, Corporate Relations and Corporate Sustainable Management Division. He recently joined Yoon & Yang after serving as a Senior Advisor to CEO for SK Hynix.
While working more than 30 years as a strategic practitioner for SK, he oversaw M&A, corporate division, global patent infringement and trade secret, oil & gas industry price-fixing, oil price regulation, U.S. antitrust class action and ITC cases, which were praised as successful cases among domestic and global law firms. The introduction of a full-scale compliance program for SK's flagship companies is also his signature leading achievement.
Seung-Kook Synn was selected as Asia's Most Dynamic Corporate Council of 2009 by Asian Legal Business in recognition of his diverse experience in corporate legal affairs, and insight and problem-solving skills obtained through the experience. He taught international contract courses for many years as an adjunct professor at Sookmyung Women's University Law School.
- Vanderbilt Law School (J.D.)
- Cornell Law School (LL.M.)
- Yeonsei University Graduate School (Commercial Law)
- Yonsei University College of Law
- Senior Foreign Attorney, Yoon & Yang LLC
- Senior Advisor to CEO, SK Hynix
- Senior·Executive Vice President / Corporate Sustainable Management, SK Hynix
- Vice President / CR Strategies, SK Energy
- Vice President / Energy and Environmental Policies, SK Energy
- General Counsel, SK Energy
- General Counsel, SK Telecom
- Adjunct Processor, Sookmyung Women’s University College of Law
- Head of Legal Team, SK Telecom
- Global Legal Affairs Manager, SK
- Legal Affairs Team, SK (formerly Yugong)
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