Vivian I. Kim is Vice President and Corporate Counsel at Hanmi Bank. Prior to going in-house, Vivian was with Dykema Gossett LLP, handling a wide range of complex business and intellectual property litigation matters, including patent, copyright, trade secret and right of privacy claims, class action defense, and real estate disputes. Vivian received her B.A. in History and Classical Civilizations from U.C. Berkeley in 2004, and her J.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2010. Vivian is President of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California (KABA) and a Regional Governor for the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL).
Brian Kang is a partner at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP. Mr. Kang has experience in a broad range of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial, retail, multifamily and industrial properties. In particular, he has unique experience in medical property transactions. Mr. Kang has also practiced extensively on office and retail leasing.
David Yang is a Senior Associate in the litigation group of LimNexus LLP, where his practice is focused on business and commercial litigation. Previously, David practice focused on professional liability litigation principally involving lawyers, white-collar litigation and professional licensing defense. In his eighth year of practice, his experience includes representing clients in matters involving shareholder disputes, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, real property issues, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, professional liability, legal malpractice, professional licensing, and fee disputes. During law school, he worked as a law clerk in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. David obtained his law degree from Loyola Law School and attended undergrad at UCLA. David currently serves as the Secretary of KABA.
Kay Suh is an associate at Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey, where she represents clients in a wide range of matters, including business and corporate transactions, international arbitration, commercial and contract disputes, and employment law. Ms. Suh’s prior experience includes transactional matters in general and entertainment & sports related fields, e-discovery in patent infringement litigation, and tort liability. Ms. Suh speaks, reads, and writes Korean fluently and handles communication verbally and in writing with Korean-speaking clients.
Ms. Suh earned her B.A. in International Studies from the University of California, Irvine and received her J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law, where she received honors scholarship. During law school, Ms. Suh participated in the Summer Abroad Program at Sungkyunkwan University, School of Law in Seoul, Korea, and also interned at the Constitutional Court of Korea and Korean Broadcasting System (KBS). Ms. Suh is also an active member of the International Association of Korean Lawyers.
Joon Hur is a corporate attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP with a practice that focuses on advising public and private companies, investment funds, fund sponsors and financial institutions in a variety of corporate finance and capital markets transactions, joint ventures and strategic investments, corporate governance and other corporate and business matters. Prior to moving to Los Angeles in 2013, Mr. Hur practiced in the New York and Hong Kong offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Mr. Hur graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an executive officer of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and a senior editor of the Journal of International Economic Law. Prior to attending law school, he worked in information technology consulting and software engineering. Mr. Hur received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he served as the president of the Korean Students Association.