Hyun Jeoung Lee is currently a visiting scholar with the Korean Studies Program. She is an attorney at Kim & Chang, in the White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Group, in Seoul, Korea.
Before joining the firm in 2007, Lee served as a public prosecutor for 10 years. In that capacity, she developed expertise in a wide range of criminal law matters and was awarded honors by the Korean government, including the titles of Public Prosecutor General (2003) and Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of Justice (2006).
Lee completed her master's work in competition and antitrust laws at the Graduate School of Legal Studies at Korea University in 2006. She has extensive experience in white collar criminal defense, primarily in the areas of securities fraud, insider trading, and other corporate crimes, including fair trade regulation.