Kwang-Wook Lee Partner
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Kwang Wook Lee is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice areas include broadcasting, information, and communications, intellectual property, environment, and antitrust.
In particular, Mr. Lee is an expert on matters related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, including fintech, smart car, Internet of Things, Big Data, U-healthcare, and shared economy. After receiving an LL.M. at the University of Pennsylvania, He was an international associate from 2007 to 2008 at the New York office of Steptoe & Johnson, a renowned law firm in the United States.


  • 2003-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2019-present Member, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • 2017-present Member, External Review Committee, Korea Environment Corporation
  • 2015-present Member, Review Committee for Disclosure of Information, National Human Rights Commission of Korea
  • 2012-present Member, Legal Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property Rights in International Investment, Ministry of Justice
  • 2012-present Member, Review Committee for Disclosure of Information, Personal Information Protection Commission
  • 2011-present Lecturer, Fair Competition Federation
  • 2012-2014 Member, Contract Review Committee, Korea District Heating Corporation
  • 2010-2014 Member, Loan Review Committee for Overseas Agriculture Development, Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  • 2007-08 Steptoe & Johnson LLP, New York
  • 2002-03 Associate, Yoon & Partners
  • 1999-02 Public Service Advocate


  • 2007 University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M.
  • 2002 Ajou University, Graduate School of Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • 1999 Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 1995 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B


  • Next Generation Partner, TMT, Legal500 Asia-Pacific (2021-2022)


  • Digital Economy and Platforms: Dominance, Data, Fair Trade and Consumer Protection, Korea Fair Competition Federation(Co-author, 2023)

  • Korea Chapter, Getting The Deal Through- e-Commerce (co-author), 2017; 2018.
  • Korea Chapter, The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (4th-7th Ed.): Law Business Research (co-author), 2015; 2016; 2017; 2018.
  • "Regulation of Personal Information in New Fields," Asian-Mena Counsel: IP TMT Special Report (co-author), January 2016.
  • "Korea Chapter," Getting the Deal Through – Intellectual Property & Antitrust (co-author), 2009; 2013; 2014; 2016; 2017; 2018.
  • "International Briefings," Managing Intellectual Property, 2013; 2014
  • "IP & TMT Chapter," IFLR AsiaLaw Korea Annual Review, 2013
  • "The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review," Law Business Research Ltd. (co-author), 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2016.
  • "A Year of Reform: Updates in IP, Personal Data Protection and the Media," Korea Annual Review, IFLR (co-author), 2012.
  • "A Study of Supply Chain Management - Focus on Cases," Ajou University Graduate School of Business Administration MBA Thesis, 2002.