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Heon-Yup LEE Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1454 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Heon-Yup LEE Foreign Attorney
Heon-Yup LEE Foreign Attorney

Heon-Yup LEEForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1454 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.hylee@kimchang.com

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Heon-Yup Lee is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang whose practice focuses on labor and employment matters. 

Mr. Lee’s practice also covers occupational safety and health, including compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Serious Accidents Punishment Act. In addition, Mr. Lee’s practice encompasses HR-related matters in M&A transactions.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2003-2005, 2006-2013, 2015-Present) 

One Law Partners, LLC (2014-2015) 

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Hong Kong (2005-2006) 

Seward & Kissel LLP, New York (2001-2003)

Representative Mattersshow

Representation of multionational companies in connection with: 

 

  • Employee separation cases (both individual and collective), including preparation of strategy, development of communication guideline, negotiation of required documentation and implementation of related processes
  • Handling of wrongful termination and other types of disputes and government proceedings involving alleged non-compliance by employers with labor and employment laws (e.g., illegal worker dispatch, unfair labor practice and underpayment of wage and allowance)
  • Disciplinary action subsequent to internal investigation of employee misconduct
  • Response to union formation and advice on ollective bargaining agreement negotiations
  • Compliance with the Serious Accidents Punishment Act
  • Response to government investigation and subsequent proceedings concerning workplace accidents
  • Advice on employee transfer issues and response to employee demands (including “M&A bonus” and job security) in M&A transactions

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Labour & Employment (Who’s Who Legal, 2022)

Education

    University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (J.D., 2000) 

    University of California at Berkeley (B.A., Economics, 1994)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2001

Languages

Korean and English

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Heon-Yup LEE
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York)


T. +82-2-3703-1454      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Heon-Yup Lee is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang whose practice focuses on labor and employment matters. 

Mr. Lee’s practice also covers occupational safety and health, including compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Serious Accidents Punishment Act. In addition, Mr. Lee’s practice encompasses HR-related matters in M&A transactions.






    Kim & Chang (2003-2005, 2006-2013, 2015-Present) 

    One Law Partners, LLC (2014-2015) 

    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Hong Kong (2005-2006) 

    Seward & Kissel LLP, New York (2001-2003)






Representation of multionational companies in connection with: 

 

  •   Employee separation cases (both individual and collective), including preparation of strategy, development of communication guideline, negotiation of required documentation and implementation of related processes
  •   Handling of wrongful termination and other types of disputes and government proceedings involving alleged non-compliance by employers with labor and employment laws (e.g., illegal worker dispatch, unfair labor practice and underpayment of wage and allowance)
  •   Disciplinary action subsequent to internal investigation of employee misconduct
  •   Response to union formation and advice on ollective bargaining agreement negotiations
  •   Compliance with the Serious Accidents Punishment Act
  •   Response to government investigation and subsequent proceedings concerning workplace accidents
  •   Advice on employee transfer issues and response to employee demands (including “M&A bonus” and job security) in M&A transactions





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Labour & Employment (Who’s Who Legal, 2022)





Education

    University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (J.D., 2000) 

    University of California at Berkeley (B.A., Economics, 1994)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2001


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Labor & Employment ,  Occupational Safety and Health ,  Serious Accidents Punishment Act ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Foreign Direct Investment