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Asia-Pacific Guide 2022

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Employment
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Provided by William Woojong Kim

Practice Areas

Labor & Employment

Career

William Kim is a foreign-licensed attorney and partner of Lee & Ko’s Employment and Labor Practice Group. Mr. Kim focuses his active practice to employment and labor issues for multinational companies, and he has extensive experience in the full range of employment and labor law issues (from employment contract reviews to multi-year labor union management strategies). He is recognized and trusted by clients for his direct, practical, and strategic solutions to the clients’ needs, rather than theoretical or academic responses. Mr. Kim also specializes in internal investigations for compliance matters and non-compete obligation enforcement. Mr. Kim is fluent in both Korean and English.

Professional Memberships

New York Bar Association

Publications

Contributor for Chambers Employment 2021 (Trends and Developments) (2021 Edition), Contributor for HSF AP Employment Law Guide 2021 (Korea Chapter), Publication: “Greater Reforms for Promoting Work-life Balance - Changes to the Gender Equal Employment,” Legal 500 (2019), Publication: “Greater Reforms for Promoting Work-life Balance,” International Law Office, https://www.internationallawoffice.com/Newsletters/Employment-Benefits/South-Korea/Lee-Ko/Greater-reforms-for-promoting-work-life-balance (November 2019)

Personal

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation), Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D.), Cornell University – B.S. (Operations Research & Industrial Engineering)

Chambers Review

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Employment - South Korea
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Up and Coming

William Kim is a foreign attorney based in Seoul with strong employment expertise. He is especially involved in internal investigations compliance, non-compete and workforce restructuring matters. A market source comments: "He understands how international businesses work."

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