Kyoung Ho Hong Partner
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Kyoung-Ho Hong is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice area is criminal law.
During his time as a Prosecutor and an Attorney, Mr. Hong accumulated significant experience in investigation and trial in a wide breadth of criminal matters. In addition to general criminal matters, he demonstrated success in numerous cases on finance, special investigation, pharmaceutical, healthcare, food, personal information, serious accidents, and digital forensics by providing sophisticated strategies, factual matrices, and legal reviews. He has also advised on domestic and foreign anti-corruption laws, employee compliance training, and internal compliance investigation.


  • 2008-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2022-present Outside Director, Humedix Co., Ltd.
  • 2012-present Member, Korean Bar Association, Advertisement Evaluation Committee
  • 2012-present Member, Korean Bar association, Foreign Legal Consultant Advertisement Evaluation Committee
  • 2012 Chung-Ang University-Korea Occupational Safety & Health Agency Safety Health Advanced Management Program (coursework completed)
  • 2006-08 Prosecutor, Suwon District Public Prosecutor’s Office
  • 2004-06 Prosecutor, Daejeon District Public Prosecutor’s Office, Cheonan Branch
  • 2001-04 Public Service Advocate


  • 2001 Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 1997 Korea University College of Law, LL.B.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Corporation S in the case of a breach of the Capital Markets Act in relation to a merger
  • Represented S Electronic Service and Corporation B in an unfair labor practices case
  • Represented K Airlines in a route change case
  • Represented Corporation B in a tax case
  • Represented Corporation J in a tax and embezzlement case
  • Represented Corporation I, Corporation H, Corporation S in large cases on embezzlement and breach of duty
  • Represented Deputy Mayor L, Undersecretary S, and Section Chief C in a bribery case
  • Represented Corporation H and Corporation E in the case of a violation of the Capital Markets Act
  • Represented Bank S and Securities Firm D in the case of an alleged violation of the Capital Markets Act in relation to private equity
  • Represented Corporation S and Corporation K in various price manipulation cases
  • Represented Corporation H in the case of a violation of the Personal Information Protection Act
  • Represented Phamaceutical K in the case of a rebate exchange
  • Represented various companies, including the construction site of K Tower, construction site of Apartment G, construction site of High-Rise S, Factory G, Smelter L, Corporation S, in serious accident cases
  • Represented Corporation B and Company O in the case of a violation of the Food Sanitation Act
  • Represented Company M in the hamburger patty case
  • Represented Corporation G, Corporation H and Corporation B in a violation of trade secret case
  • Represented National Assembly Member P and Governor L in the case of a breach of the Election Act
  • Represented Corporation I in the case of a violation of the Wastes Control Act
  • Provided Corporation L with a guideline and consulting services on anti-corruption
  • Provided Corporation A and Crporation D with business consulting on internal investigation and compliance monitoring
  • Advised Corporation I and Bank M on drafting a forensics report


  • Litigation Star, White collar crime, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2024)


  • Korea Chapter, Occupational Health & Safety, Lexology Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research (Co-author, 2023)
  • Korea Chapter, The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, Law Business Research (Co-author, 2012-2015)