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Jeong Han LEE
Jeong Han LEE is a partner of Labor and Employment Practice Group of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, and is one of the recognized leaders in the labor and employment practice area in Korea. He has served as a Commissioner of National Labor Relations Commission, as a Mediator for Labor Disputes of the Seoul Central District Court, as a legal advisor of the Ministry of Employment and Labor and as a member of the Regulatory Reform Committee of the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
During his nearly 25 years of experience as an practicing attorney, Jeong Han LEE has advised on various labor and employment law issues and matters, including drafting employment related documents, handling labor unions and labor disputes, and advising on the restructuring of work forces to many domestic and foreign clients. He has also represented a broad base of clients at the various levels of the court system, as well as in front of the Labor Relations Commission, in cases such as wrongful dismissals, wage claims and validity of the employment related documents. Notably, he has won several Korean Supreme Court cases which are now regarded as precedents for the relevant labor and employment law issues that were involved in the cases.
Jeong Han LEE received his legal education at Seoul National University Law School and Tulane Law School (LLM). He is the author of a number of articles and publications on Korean labor and employment law and practice, and is a frequent lecturer or speaker on employment and labor law issues. He was a visiting attorney at Burke & Parsons, New York, and Sinclair Roche & Temperley, London. He is also listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia (2008-2009).
Jeong Han LEE is a member of the Korean and Seoul Bar Associations and the New York Bar Association.