Hon. Ju Myung Hwang
Case Manager: Haward Cho
Tel: (949) 863-9800
Formerly a Judge serving on the Korean District and Appellate Courts
and as Assistant Research Judge on the Supreme Court of Korea, Judge Ju
Myung Hwang was responsible for launching the Alternative Dispute
Resolution program for the Seoul District Court.
He has served as general counsel and sat on the boards of major Korean companies and public agencies and has represented multinational corporate and individual clients in Korea on complex international arbitration and litigation matters. He has also handled international and Korean ADR as arbitrator and counsel for cases involving LG Electronics, SK Energy, and Hyoseong affiliate companies.
2009 – Co-Chair, Korea Law Center at UC Irvine School of Law
2009 – Of Counsel, Hwang Mok Park in Korea (Kim & Kim in USA)
1993 – 2009 Managing Partner, Hwang Mok Park
1980 – 1993 Managing Partner, Kim & Hwang
1978 – 1980 Executive Director and General Counsel, Daewoo Group
1977 – 1978 General Counsel, Korea Oil Corporation
1975 – 1977 Assistant Research Judge, Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea
1975 Judge, Seoul Appellate Court
1965 – 1974 Judge, Seoul District Court
1963 Judicial Entrance Examination
Judge Hwang’s noteworthy experience includes representing Johnson & Johnson against the Korean Government; representing Coca Cola in trademark infringement litigation; IBM in commercial litigation against a local Korean company; Chevron in a patent infringement case; Dow Chemical in Agent Orange litigation; Deutsche Bank in tax litigation before the Korean Supreme Court; Merck Sharp & Dohme in Korean fair trade litigation; and other multinationals in labor disputes.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Judge Hwang is available to serve as arbitrator and mediator on the following types of disputes involving Korean and Korean-American clients:
• Business/Contracts, including international business and competition law
• Intellectual property, including trademark and patent disputes
• Employment & labor
• Products liability
ADR PANEL EXPERIENCE
Mediator-in-Chief for Seoul District Court
Arbitrator of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
1963 Korea and Seoul Bar Associations (not admitted to practice in the US)
1974-1975 George Washington University National Law Center, Visiting Scholar
1962 Seoul National University Law School (LL.B.)
Korean, English and Japanese
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