Binah B. Yeung

Attorney

Binah is an attorney in CH&’s Litigation Group.  Binah advocates for clients by delivering effective and straight-forward solutions to whatever challenges they may be facing.  Her practice involves advising clients in a variety of matters including complex business disputes, real estate litigation, condemnation, agricultural lending, and bankruptcy litigation.  She has represented a wide range of businesses and individuals in all aspects of commercial litigation, including discovery, motion practice, mediation, trial, and appeal.

Binah stays active in the community through her continuing pro bono and volunteer endeavors, and is a recipient of the King County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS) program.  Binah lives in South Seattle with her husband and her cats.  Her idea of a perfect day includes winning a case, inhaling cheeseburgers, and then taking a nice long afternoon nap.  In her free time, she enjoys practicing kendo, woodworking, and learning to play a random assortment of instruments.

Introduction

Binah is an attorney in CH&’s Litigation Group.  Binah advocates for clients by delivering effective and straight-forward solutions to whatever challenges they may be facing.  Her practice involves advising clients in a variety of matters including complex business disputes, real estate litigation, condemnation, agricultural lending, and bankruptcy litigation.  She has represented a wide range of businesses and individuals in all aspects of commercial litigation, including discovery, motion practice, mediation, trial, and appeal.

Binah stays active in the community through her continuing pro bono and volunteer endeavors, and is a recipient of the King County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS) program.  Binah lives in South Seattle with her husband and her cats.  Her idea of a perfect day includes winning a case, inhaling cheeseburgers, and then taking a nice long afternoon nap.  In her free time, she enjoys practicing kendo, woodworking, and learning to play a random assortment of instruments.

Experience & Results

  • Successfully resolved dispute pending in federal district court between agricultural products manufacturer and distributor relating to manufacturer and distributor agreement
  • Successfully resolved dispute pending in superior court between secured lender and borrower relating to loan and collateral enforcement
  • Successfully resolved dispute between purchaser and seller relating to representations and warranties relating to asset purchase agreement.
  • Obtained judgment in favor of client following four-day bench trial in complex fraudulent transfer action
  • Obtained judgment in favor of commercial lending client following two-day bench trial in discharge and fraudulent representations action

Education

  • Lewis and Clark Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2011)
    • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence Recipient 
    • Cornelius Honor Society, Member 
  • University of British Columbia (B.A., Anthropology, 2008)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington

Awards/Honors and Organizational Memberships

  • Named on the Washington Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers® Magazine (2018)
  • Recognized as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Washington” by Seattle Met Magazine
  • King County Bar Association "Outstanding Young Lawyer" Award (2014)
  • Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono Recognition (2012–2015)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute "Medal of Excellence" Award (2011)
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington, Member
  • Washington Women Lawyers, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Jazz Night School, Board of Directors (2016–2018)
  • Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS), Board Member