Pierce Lee is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group and resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on all areas of trade remedies, including antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, customs compliance, international trade litigation, and import relief actions under Section 201 (safeguard), Section 232 (national security), and Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
As a Litigation associate, M. Rina Kim focuses on various securities and commercial litigation issues surrounding financial statements, disclosures, materiality analysis and internal and governmental investigations. Rina gained valuable auditing and forensic accounting training and experience in her previous work as a manager at KPMG Forensic Services.
Treasurer & Communications Chair
Brian offers solution-driven guidance and strategies to health care clients for regulatory and legislative issues. As a former consultant advising on congressional and administrative action, he has an edge when providing counsel to clients on federal reimbursement policies and federal regulations.
ALLISON IN is a member of the Environmental practice group in Washington, D.C. Her practice focuses on assisting a broad range of clients with many aspects of environmental matters, including regulatory compliance, rulemaking challenges and litigation. She has experience representing clients in federal and state court and before administrative tribunals in connection with air quality, oil and gas, water pollution, land use and soil contamination. Allison brings to the table three engineering degrees, including a master’s from MIT, allowing her to tackle the most complex environmental issues in the auto sector, energy industry and other highly regulated industries.
Charles C. Hwang is a partner in the firm’s Tax Group. Resident in the D.C. office, Mr. Hwang joined the firm in 1994. Mr. Hwang is an experienced transactional tax lawyer. He has reviewed and assisted in the negotiation and drafting of numerous merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, partnership, joint venture and limited liability company agreements, contribution agreements, and executive compensation agreements, and has provided tax advice in connection with many other transactions, including rollover transactions, loans, and start-ups. Representative transactions including acquisitions of publicly held corporations, restructuring
KABA Gala Committee Chair
Christine is a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor in the Plan Benefits Security Division. At the U.S. Department of Labor, she has worked on a variety of rulemaking assignments, as well as trial and appellate litigation in the Office of Legal Counsel, the Management and Administrative Legal Services Division, Fair Labor Standards Division, as well as the Division of Mine Safety and Health.
KABA Gala Committee Chair & Public Interest Committee Chair
Membership Committee Chair
Ashley Kwon concentrates her practice in various areas of intellectual property law, including strategic patent counseling, patent litigation, and intellectual property policy and law reform. She advises life sciences clients on patent validity and infringement, conducts due diligence investigations, and serves as a consultant on patent issues in corporate transactions. Ms. Kwon also has experience representing a wide variety of clients in high-stakes patent litigation actions, from pre-litigation case assessment through trial.
Networking and Social Committee Chair & Scholarship Committee Chair
S. Nathan Park is a versatile litigator who has handled every type of complex financial litigation, including cross-border matters involving securities and derivatives. He often represents Korea-based clients in connection with regulatory investigations involving U.S. and local authorities. He also has experience with international judgment enforcement and international arbitration.
Networking and Social Committee Chair
Leah Min is a member of the firm’s Government Matters practice group with a focus on environmental compliance issues. Her work includes representing automotive manufacturing clients in diverse environmental counseling, including complex federal and state government agency investigations, and developing and advising on compliance programs.
Career Development Committee Chair
Alex specializes in executive searches for law firms. Among his areas of expertise are intellectual property, energy law, and litigation. With more than 15 years of experience as a “rainmaker,” Alex enjoys the thrill of developing relationships with attorneys and firms to create the best solution for their hiring or business development needs.
Law Student Committee Chair
Gabriel is a J.D. 2020, at Georgetown University Law Center. Gabriel plans to pursue a career in corporate law. Prior to moving to DC for law school, Gabriel worked in a startup consulting environment where he advised companies in their pre-launch stage. Gabriel received his B.S.M. in Marketing and English Literature from Tulane University.
Law Student Committee Chair
Boseul “Jenny” Jeong is a J.D. 2020, at the George Washington University Law School. She is interested in cross-border litigation and transactions. Jenny interned at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to law school, she worked at non-profit organizations in Korea researching variety of issues including labor trafficking in fishing industries and asylum application system in Europe. Jenny received her BA in International Affairs and Political Science.