Junghee Cho

Junghee Cho




Mr. Junghee Cho is a partner of Shin & Kim and is qualified in Korea and New York. Mr. Cho’s main areas of practice include mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, real estate, data law and technology, fintech and cryptocurrency.

He is leading Shin & Kim’s Digital Technology and Data Law Group and has successfully advised numerous technology based clients, including KT, Google, Kakao, Naver, Upbit and Coupang. He is a co-chair of Blockchain Committee of AMCHAM, and also a member of Blockchain Special Committee and Startup Committee of the Korean Bar Association.

The Korean Bar Association awarded Mr. Cho as a distinguished attorney on February 25, 2019.

  • 2009-2010Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2003-2005Korea University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (Master of Laws, Degree in Progress)
  • 1994-2000Korea University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2020-PresentAdvisory Member, Korea Blockchain Association
  • 2019-PresentMember, Korean Bar Association’s Unification Issue Research Committee
  • 2019-PresentMember, Ministry of Unification’s Regulation Deliberation Committee
  • 2019-PresentMember, Korea Consumer Agency’s Advertising Monitoring Advisory Committee
  • 2017-PresentMember, Start-up Regulatory Innovation Special Committee, Korean Bar Association
  • 2017-2018Member, International Committee, Seoul Bar Association
  • 2010-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2005-2009Evergreen Law Group
  • 2004Supreme Prosecutors' Office; Preparation and Planning Team of International Association of Prosecutors (“IAP”) 9th Annual Conference in Seoul
  • 2003-2005Public-Service Judge Advocate, Supreme Prosecutors' Office
  • 2002Public-Service Judge Advocate, Korea Legal Aid Corporation
  • 2000-2002Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 2012New York
  • 2002Korea
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Korean, English

Professional Activities

  • Death accident of Tesla autopilot and its implications (Monthly "EV Magazine" Vol. 02, August 2020)

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