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Real Estate Commercial

7452, United States
April 01, 2011

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Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York, NY


Staff Attorney

Leadership & Managing Relationships

. Served as main point of contact between supervising associate and

electronic discovery case team, managing expectations of associates and

partners and ensuring timeliness of review and production

. Hired and supervised contract attorneys and managed paralegals throughout

large-scale electronic discovery projects

. Liased between case teams and litigation support analysts in all aspects

of EDRM, especially processing, review and production of documents

. Provided case background and orientation to new attorneys on the team

. Developed review workflows and delegated assignments to contract

attorneys and associates as needed while maintaining consistent and

thorough documentation for defensibility

. Consulted with clients, case teams and vendors frequently and thoroughly

regarding scope of document collection, assertions of privilege,

development of search terms, implementation of litigation holds,

preparation for Rule 26(f) conferences and provision of materials to

consultant and testifying experts

. Analyzed costs and benefits and strategized with Litigation Support based

on current workload to ensure workflows were reasonable and whether

engagement of an outside vendor was appropriate and/or necessary

. Provided hands-on end-user training and developed documentation for long-

term consultation of tasks that have become procedural in a long-term

document review

. Researched and prepared fact-based memoranda specific to matters based on

discovery materials collected and reviewed and in preparation for motion

practice, witness interviews and trial preparation

. Devised document review protocols and privilege review guidelines to

ensure defensibility of electronic discovery practices

. Undertook second-tier review prior to production to ensure production of

only documents adhering to the document requests and were in acceptable

agreed-upon formats (including proper load files, image format, etc.)

Research & Analysis

. Helped respond to inquiries from the SEC, FINRA, IRS, USAO and other

government agencies

. Drafted responses to document requests for complex enforcement and civil

litigations and IRS summonses.

. Researched and analyzed financial data, public filings and disclosures

and other information to prepare complex strategies and arguments for

successful litigation

. Assisted associates in witness deposition preparation and culled vast

discovery collections for use as exhibits in motion practice and at trial

. Researched various current banking and finance issues such as auction

practices, bid rigging and tax shelters

. Traveled to trial sites to assist partners, associates, and local counsel

in final stages of trial preparation

. Oversaw and coordinated daily strategy team meetings regarding new matter

developments and progress in meeting discovery deadlines

Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP, New York, NY

Boies Schiller & Flexner, LLP

White & Case, LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP


Contract Attorney employed through Update Legal

. Supervised and conducted document review in complex securities

litigations for responsiveness and privilege

. Prepared deposition and trial transcripts

American Home Mortgage Corp., New York, NY


Contract Attorney

. Applied and processed nationwide all initial/renewal license applications

for mortgage brokers/lenders/loan originators at a residential mortgage


. Researched mortgage licensing issues and filed annual tax, loan, and

other reports required to conduct business in the 50 states

. Assisted in regulatory compliance/due diligence issues

Evans, Lowenstein, Shimanovsky & Moscardini, Ltd., Chicago, IL


Law Clerk

. Researched state statutes, regulations, and ordinances relating to

consumer rights, commercial settlements, and real estate transactions

. Drafted wills, memoranda, discovery letters, complaints, motions, and


. Handled various court filings and recordings

Illinois Attorney General's Office - Chicago, IL


Intern - Consumer Fraud Department

. Researched various issues involving prosecution of consumer fraud cases

such as credit card and internet mail-order bride fraud

. Drafted civil investigatory demands

Abrams & Chapman - Chicago, IL


Law Clerk, Estate Planning and Real Estate

. Assisted attorneys in drafting wills and trusts

. Prepared residential and commercial real estate closing documents

. Prepared court filings

. Researched and drafted memoranda regarding Illinois and federal law

for estate planning and real estate issues


Intro to Real Estate Finance, New York University, New York, NY, 2008

Juris Doctor, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, 2003

Honors and Activities

. Semi-Finalist in Herzog Moot Court Competition

Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Minor in East Asian Studies, New York

University, New York, NY, 1997

Honors and Activities

. Merit Scholarships Recipient: Lawrence Fertig Scholarship, William S.

Stuhr Scholarship, E. Cooney Memorial Scholarship and the College of

Arts and Sciences Scholarship

. Member, Korean American Student Association

bar admission State of New York, 2004

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