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Hoin LEE Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1682 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Hoin LEE Foreign Attorney
Hoin LEE Foreign Attorney

Hoin LEEForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1682 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.hoin.lee@kimchang.com

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Hoin Lee is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang, with expertise on labor and employment law issues. Mr. Lee also has extensive experience in finance matters (both regulatory and transactional). 

Mr. Lee advises major private and not-for-profit employers on all aspects of employment and labor-related matters, including restructuring programs and early retirement plans, employment counseling, labor-management relations, collective bargaining negotiations and strategy, labor-related issues in M&A, crisis management, and business transfers and acquisitions.

Mr. Lee also has extensive experience advising banks and other financial institutions on banking and financial regulatory matters and litigations. He has worked with a number of foreign and domestic clients in Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) investigations and white collar crime cases, involving insider trading, market manipulation, breach of fiduciary duty and related issues. His expertise also covers securitizations of various types of financial assets. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee worked at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in its New York and Hong Kong offices.

Mr. Lee has been consistently recognized as a leading individual in his practice areas, including as one of the top tier practitioners in securitization by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific from 2017 to 2020, a leading lawyer in banking & finance and labour & employment by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 and 2018, and an elite practitioner in capital markets by Asia Leading Lawyers 2020 and 2021. 

Mr. Lee earned an LL.B. from Seoul National University College of Law in 1991, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000. He is admitted to the New York bar.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2008-Present)

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (2000-2008)
- Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2006.3.-2008.4.) 
- Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Hong Kong (2004.11.-2006.2.) 
- Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2000.8.-2004.10.) 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2022-2023)
  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020-2022)
  • Elite Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2020-2021)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Banking (Who’s Who Legal, 2020)
  • The A-List: Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers, Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia, 2019, 2021)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Banking & Finance (Euromoney, 2017-2018)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Labour & Employment (Euromoney, 2017-2018)
  • Market-Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Banking & Finance (Euromoney, 2016)

Publications/Activities
    • Diversity and Equality: Recent Developments in Korean Law (International Bar Association, 2021) 
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide - Structured Finance & Derivatives: Korea Chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide - Securitisation: Korea Chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2018-2019) 
    • ECBC European Covered Bond Fact Book (Edition 10-15): Korea Chapter (Co-author, European Covered Bond Council, 2015-2020) 
    • New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013) 
    • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2011-2012: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Global Legal Group, 2011-2012) 
    • The Banking Regulation Review (Edition 1-6): Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2010-2015) 
    • Covered Bonds Handbook: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Practising Law Institute, 2010-2013) 
    • Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies Under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (Co-author, Euromoney Handbooks, 2009) 
    • Recent Developments in the Short Sale Rule and Bank/Bank Holding Company Ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009 (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009)

Education

    New York University School of Law (J.D., 2000)

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1991)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2001

Languages

Korean and English

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Hoin LEE
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)


T. +82-2-3703-1682      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Hoin Lee is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang, with expertise on labor and employment law issues. Mr. Lee also has extensive experience in finance matters (both regulatory and transactional). 

Mr. Lee advises major private and not-for-profit employers on all aspects of employment and labor-related matters, including restructuring programs and early retirement plans, employment counseling, labor-management relations, collective bargaining negotiations and strategy, labor-related issues in M&A, crisis management, and business transfers and acquisitions.

Mr. Lee also has extensive experience advising banks and other financial institutions on banking and financial regulatory matters and litigations. He has worked with a number of foreign and domestic clients in Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) investigations and white collar crime cases, involving insider trading, market manipulation, breach of fiduciary duty and related issues. His expertise also covers securitizations of various types of financial assets. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee worked at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in its New York and Hong Kong offices.

Mr. Lee has been consistently recognized as a leading individual in his practice areas, including as one of the top tier practitioners in securitization by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific from 2017 to 2020, a leading lawyer in banking & finance and labour & employment by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 and 2018, and an elite practitioner in capital markets by Asia Leading Lawyers 2020 and 2021. 

Mr. Lee earned an LL.B. from Seoul National University College of Law in 1991, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000. He is admitted to the New York bar.






    Kim & Chang (2008-Present)

    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (2000-2008)
    - Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2006.3.-2008.4.) 
    - Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Hong Kong (2004.11.-2006.2.) 
    - Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2000.8.-2004.10.) 






Awards

  •   Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2022-2023)
  •   Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020-2022)
  •   Elite Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2020-2021)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Banking (Who’s Who Legal, 2020)
  •   The A-List: Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers, Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia, 2019, 2021)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Banking & Finance (Euromoney, 2017-2018)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Labour & Employment (Euromoney, 2017-2018)
  •   Market-Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Banking & Finance (Euromoney, 2016)

Publications/Activities

  •   Diversity and Equality: Recent Developments in Korean Law (International Bar Association, 2021) 
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide - Structured Finance & Derivatives: Korea Chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide - Securitisation: Korea Chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2018-2019) 
  •   ECBC European Covered Bond Fact Book (Edition 10-15): Korea Chapter (Co-author, European Covered Bond Council, 2015-2020) 
  •   New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013) 
  •   The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2011-2012: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Global Legal Group, 2011-2012) 
  •   The Banking Regulation Review (Edition 1-6): Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2010-2015) 
  •   Covered Bonds Handbook: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Practising Law Institute, 2010-2013) 
  •   Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies Under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (Co-author, Euromoney Handbooks, 2009) 
  •   Recent Developments in the Short Sale Rule and Bank/Bank Holding Company Ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009 (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009)





Education

    New York University School of Law (J.D., 2000)

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1991)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2001


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Labor & Employment ,  Financing ,  Banking ,  Structured Finance