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Amy H. Yoon

Attorney

Amy is a member of the CH&’s Litigation practice group, and she focuses on complex commercial litigation. She represents clients with respect to business disputes in state and federal courts, and she is well-versed in all stages of due diligence, motions practice, trial, and appeals. Her clients value her ability to manage a number of high priority projects and her attention to detail.

Prior to joining CH&, Amy was an associate at an AmLaw 100 Law Firm in its Business Litigation and White Collar practice group where she focused on complex commercial litigation involving contract disputes, corporate fraud, consumer financial services, and government investigations. Amy also gained significant trial experience in her previous role as a family law attorney litigating cases involving high net-worth individuals with complex financial interests and high-conflict custody cases.

While she was earning her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law, Amy was the Executive Editor for the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and authored a publication examining the application of federal sentencing guidelines in cases involving child sex offenders. In addition, through her work with the Public International Law and Policy Group, Amy provided pro bono legal assistance to civil advocacy groups in Syria and Yemen regarding peace negotiations and post-conflict preparations.

Introduction

Amy is a member of the CH&’s Litigation practice group, and she focuses on complex commercial litigation. She represents clients with respect to business disputes in state and federal courts, and she is well-versed in all stages of due diligence, motions practice, trial, and appeals. Her clients value her ability to manage a number of high priority projects and her attention to detail.

Prior to joining CH&, Amy was an associate at an AmLaw 100 Law Firm in its Business Litigation and White Collar practice group where she focused on complex commercial litigation involving contract disputes, corporate fraud, consumer financial services, and government investigations. Amy also gained significant trial experience in her previous role as a family law attorney litigating cases involving high net-worth individuals with complex financial interests and high-conflict custody cases.

While she was earning her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law, Amy was the Executive Editor for the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and authored a publication examining the application of federal sentencing guidelines in cases involving child sex offenders. In addition, through her work with the Public International Law and Policy Group, Amy provided pro bono legal assistance to civil advocacy groups in Syria and Yemen regarding peace negotiations and post-conflict preparations.

Education

  • University of Washington (B.S., Political Science and Government, 2012)
    • Study Abroad: Seoul National University, South Korea, Autumn 2011
  • American University Washington College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Executive Editor
    • Research Dean’s Fellow
    • WCL Summer International Law Program in The Hague, The Netherlands, June 2014

Admissions

  • Washington
  • Maryland
  • Washington, D.C.
  • US District Court, District of Maryland

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Downtown Seattle Association
  • Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Double Counting: The Appropriate Application of the Vulnerable Victim Enhancement for Child Sex Offenders, 24 AM. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 285 (2016)

Personal

  • Amy speaks both Korean and English fluently.