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June Yong LEE Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)

T.+82-2-3703-4908 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
June Yong LEE Foreign Attorney
June Yong LEE Foreign Attorney

June Yong LEEForeign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)

T.+82-2-3703-4908 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.june.lee@kimchang.com

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Bio

June Lee is a foreign attorney in the Environment Practice and the Anti-Corruption & Corporate Compliance Practice at Kim & Chang. Mr. Lee's practice includes regulatory counseling, internal investigation, criminal defense, litigation/arbitration, and transactional matters, with special focus on complex questions about the environmental & energy laws in Korea and the use of scientific information in law.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2017-Present) 

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. (2014-2017) 

New Jersey Superior Court, Union Vicinage - Hon. Kenneth Grispin (2013-2014) 

District Court of New Jersey - Hon. Freda Wolfson (2012)

Representative Mattersshow

Environment
 
  • Counseled private and public clients on environmental liability risks in business transactions, site remediation projects, redevelopment projects, and other industrial operations under US federal and state laws. 
  • Represented commercial real estate developers and local municipalities in securing grants, permits and approvals of governmental agencies. 
  • Assisted clients in cost recovery litigations, administrative hearings as well as final agency decision appeals on the federal and state levels. 
  • Counseled international companies on Korean chemical regulations (e.g., K-REACH, Chemicals Control Act, etc.). 
  • Co-counseled for international arbitration case which involved the acquisition of a manufacturing factory in Korea. 
  • Participated in administrative and criminal proceedings on violations of various environmental laws in Korea. 
 
Energy
 
  • Advised a pipeline utility company and merchant generators on federal, state and local municipality permitting issues. 
  • Negotiated terms of service agreements for solar and other onsite generation projections. 
  • Advised leading investment companies and lenders on federal and state requirements for investment in New Jersey solar energy facilities, and state solar energy incentives. 
  • Litigated siting issues for major grid-supply solar projects. 
  • Counseled international investors on renewable energy regulations in Korea 
  • Participated in M&A transactions involving renewable energy projects. 

Education

    Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., 2013)

    New York University School of Law (Visiting Scholar, 2013)

    Harvard University (Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2010)

    Seoul National University (M.S., Behavioral Ecology, 2005)

    Seoul National University (B.S., Forestry, 2002)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York and New Jersey, 2014

Languages

Korean and English

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June Yong LEE
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in New York and New Jersey)


T. +82-2-3703-4908      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




June Lee is a foreign attorney in the Environment Practice and the Anti-Corruption & Corporate Compliance Practice at Kim & Chang. Mr. Lee's practice includes regulatory counseling, internal investigation, criminal defense, litigation/arbitration, and transactional matters, with special focus on complex questions about the environmental & energy laws in Korea and the use of scientific information in law.






    Kim & Chang (2017-Present) 

    Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. (2014-2017) 

    New Jersey Superior Court, Union Vicinage - Hon. Kenneth Grispin (2013-2014) 

    District Court of New Jersey - Hon. Freda Wolfson (2012)






Environment
 
  •   Counseled private and public clients on environmental liability risks in business transactions, site remediation projects, redevelopment projects, and other industrial operations under US federal and state laws. 
  •   Represented commercial real estate developers and local municipalities in securing grants, permits and approvals of governmental agencies. 
  •   Assisted clients in cost recovery litigations, administrative hearings as well as final agency decision appeals on the federal and state levels. 
  •   Counseled international companies on Korean chemical regulations (e.g., K-REACH, Chemicals Control Act, etc.). 
  •   Co-counseled for international arbitration case which involved the acquisition of a manufacturing factory in Korea. 
  •   Participated in administrative and criminal proceedings on violations of various environmental laws in Korea. 
 
Energy
 
  •   Advised a pipeline utility company and merchant generators on federal, state and local municipality permitting issues. 
  •   Negotiated terms of service agreements for solar and other onsite generation projections. 
  •   Advised leading investment companies and lenders on federal and state requirements for investment in New Jersey solar energy facilities, and state solar energy incentives. 
  •   Litigated siting issues for major grid-supply solar projects. 
  •   Counseled international investors on renewable energy regulations in Korea 
  •   Participated in M&A transactions involving renewable energy projects. 





Education

    Lewis & Clark Law School (J.D., 2013)

    New York University School of Law (Visiting Scholar, 2013)

    Harvard University (Ph.D., Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, 2010)

    Seoul National University (M.S., Behavioral Ecology, 2005)

    Seoul National University (B.S., Forestry, 2002)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York and New Jersey, 2014


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Environment ,  Anti-Corruption & Corporate Compliance ,  Energy ,  Litigation ,  Product Liability & Consumer Claims ,  Occupational Safety and Health