Young Woon Choi Partner
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Young Woon Choi is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice areas include criminal law and corporate law.
Mr. Choi obtained his B.A. in political science and international studies from Yonsei University, and his LL.M. from Yonsei University Law School. He received his training at UC Berkeley Law School.

After completing the training with the 30th Class of the Judicial Research and Training Institute, Mr. Choi served as a Prosecutor at the Busan District Prosecutor’ Office, Jeongeup Branch of the Jeonju District Prosecutors’ Office, and the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. Following his public service, he worked as a Managing Counsel at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and an Associate Lawyer at Kim, Choi & Lim. Based on his experience in handling both domestic and overseas legal matters at the Prosecution Service and the Legal Team at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, he advises clients on a diverse array of issues in criminal as well as corporate matters.


  • 2019-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2016-19 Partner, Attorney Cho Sung Wook Law Firm
  • 2015-16 Associate, Kim, Choi & Lim
  • 2010-15 Managing Counsel, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
  • 2007 Managing Partner, Attorney Young Woon Choi Law Firm
  • 2004 Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office
  • 2003-04 Prosecutor, Jeongeup Branch, Jeonju District Prosecutors’ Office
  • 2001-03 Prosecutor, Busan District Prosecutors’ Office


  • 2007 UC Berkeley School of Law (coursework completed)
  • 2001 Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 1996 Yonsei University Gradate School, LL.M.
  • 1990 Yonsei University, Department of Political Science & International Studies, B.A.

Representative Matters

  • Advised on various violations of the Capital Markets Act, including the use of undisclosed information
  • Advised on a violation of the Act on the Aggravated Punishment of Specific Crimes (tax evasion)
  • Advised on embezzlement and breach of duty cases in relation to various start-up companies
  • Advised on a violation of the Public Official Election Act by a member of the National Assembly
  • Advised on the alleged professional embezzlement by the owner of Group L
  • Advised on the attempted compulsion of the former Chief of the Blue House
  • Advised on the use of undisclosed information by the owner of a major corporation
  • Advised on a violation of the Capital Markets Act by Group E
  • Advised on a violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act by the main affiliate of a major corporation
  • Advised on the accusation of industry technology disclosure by L Electronics
  • Advised on a corrupt recruitment matter of Bank W
  • Advised on a venture investment fraud
  • Advised on the embezzlement of the chairman of a university hospital
  • Advised on a violation of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act
  • Advised on a case regarding a large clinic