Partner (Member of New York Bar)

Woon Seop CHUNG

Passed the 27th Korean Bar Exam (1985)

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  • Sungkyunkwan University, College of Law, LLB (1985)
  • Georgetown University Law School, LL.M (1995)
  • Passed the New York Bar Exam


  • Managing Partner, Human Law Office (2004)
  • Member of Conciliation Committee, Seoul Family Court (2007Present)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Judicial Research and Training Institute (20082013)
  • Adjunct Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, College of Law (U.S./English Law, Intellectual Property Law) (1996)
  • Legal Advisor, Human Resources Development Service of Korea (1999Present)
  • Legal Advisor, Legal Support for Export of Small and Medium Sized Companies and Venture Companies, Ministry of Justice (19992008)
  • Director, Korean Arbitrators Association (2003Present)
  • Legal Advisor, Jeonju University (20062012)
  • Legal Advisor, Namyangju City (2007Present)
  • Director, Duranno Father School (2007Present)
  • Legal Advisor, Korea Construction Consulting Engineers Association (20082013)
  • 중재인, 대한상사중재원 (건설) (1996Present)
  • 부위원장, 대한상공회의소 ICC Korea 국재중재위원회
  • 부회장, 대한중재인협회 (20132015)
  • 전담변호사, 예금보험공사 (20132015)
  • 감사, 항공안전기술센터 (20132015)
  • 고문, 충청남도 (2014Present)
  • 고문, 파주시 (2015Present)
  • 고문, 한국능률협회 (2015Present)
  • Managing Partner, Dongin Law Group (2006)
  • Partner, Dongin Law Group (2006Present)


  • Successfully represented clients in the a lawsuit related to unconstitutionality of right to request the recovery of inheritance (Civil Act Article 9992)
  • Handled a number of cases related to infringement of one’s right to light, including Korea’s first infringement case of one’s right to light in commercial and residential complex
  • Successfully handled arbitration case in relation to defects in automated fare collection system of Seoul Metro
  • Successfully litigated for cases related to failure in qualification examinations and advised Human Resources Development Service of Korea
  • Advised clients on establishment of an joint venture company, Shanghai Best Milk Products Ltd. Co.
  • Advised Thorn Transit Systems International Ltd.
  • Advised Axesstel Inc. (AMEXlisted U.S. company)
  • Won the case related to a Chinese bank’s refusal to honor letter of credit
  • Handled various arbitration over constructionrelated disputes
  • Successfully defended clients with favorable result (not guilty/ dismissal) in many criminal cases such as one related to production of false government documents defendants
  • Represented companies such as Maeil Dairies industry Co., Ltd., Woojung Construction Co., Ltd.
  • Handled cases related to provisional injunction in connection with appointment of construction supervisors and won the case on merits
  • Won many administrative suits in relation to local governments’ administrative dispositions


  • 제5회 대한민국 중재인 대상 수상 (2014)


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