Daeyong Baek

Daeyong Baek




Mr. Daeyong Baek is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Baek's practice focuses on governmental regulation including antitrust and competition, personal information, communications, consumer and legislative advisory matters.

Mr. Baek has been involved in many significant cases relating to cartels, business combination, abuse of dominant position, unfair advertisement, violation of the Personal Information Protection Act, the Location Information Protection Act and the Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Baek specializes in regulatory matters and serves as an advisory counsel to the Korea Communications Commission; the Ministry of the Interior and Safety; the Personal Information Protection Commission; the Ministry of Science and ICT; the Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea and the Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee.

Mr. Baek graduated from Yonsei University, Graduate School of Law(LL.M., 2006) and Georgetown Law Center(LL.M., 2010).

  • 2019Yonsei University, College of Law (Ph.D.)
  • 2010Georgetown Law Center (LL.M.)
  • 2006Yonsei University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2001Yonsei University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2019-PresentPresident, Consumers Korea
  • 2017-PresentAdjunct Professor, Yonsei University Law School
  • 2016-PresentMember, Deliberation Committee of Korea Copyright Protection Agency
  • 2016-2018Vice President, Consumers Korea
  • 2016Investigator, National Assembly Special Investigation Committee on humidifier germicides
  • 2015-PresentMember, Dispute Mediation Committee, Korea National Council of Consumer Organizations
  • 2015-2017Member, Defect Evaluation Dispute Mediation Committee, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • 2014-2015Member of Advisory Committee on Public Enterprise Audit, The Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea
  • 2012-2013Advisory Counsel, Korean Broadcasting System (KBS)
  • 2011-PresentAdvisory Counsel, National Information Society Agency (NIA)
  • 2011-PresentAdvisory Counsel, Ministry of the Interior and Safety
  • 2011-PresentAdvisory Counsel, Korea Communications Commission
  • 2011-2018Advisory Counsel, Personal Information Protection Commission
  • 2009-2013Commissioner, Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety
  • 2008-2009Advisory Counsel, Korean Fair Trade Commission
  • 2007-PresentShin & Kim
  • 2006-PresentAdvisory Counsel, Korea Internet Security Agency (KISA)
  • 2004-PresentAdvisory Counsel, Seoul Electronic Commerce Center(SECC)
  • 2006-2007Advisory Counsel, Ministry of Information and Communication
  • 2003Fair Trade Commission
  • 2000-2002Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 2003Korea
  • 2011New York
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Korean, English

Professional Activities

Awards and Recognitions
  • 2012Commendation of Minister of Public Administration and Security
Professional Accolades
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Antitrust and Competition, Legal500, 2018, 2019
  • "Leading Individual" for Competition/Antitrust, Chambers Asia, 2013-2015
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Antitrust and Competition, Legal Times, 2019
  • “Lawyer of the Year” for Antitrust and Competition, Legal Times, 2014


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