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Binah B. Yeung

Attorney

Binah is an integral member of CH&’s Litigation Group. Her practice involves representing clients in complex business disputes, condemnation, real estate and general commercial litigation. Binah advises her clients through the mediation, trial, and appeal process in both state and federal courts. As an efficient and effective advocate for her clients, Binah delivers practical solutions and works diligently to resolve complex disputes in a focused manner. Binah leverages her prior bankruptcy and creditor’s rights experience to proactively counsel her clients, mitigate risk, and prevent issues that might arise post-judgment, including in bankruptcy and enforcement.

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 as the Chair of the Mackrell International Next Generation Group.

Introduction

Binah is an integral member of CH&’s Litigation Group. Her practice involves representing clients in complex business disputes, condemnation, real estate and general commercial litigation. Binah advises her clients through the mediation, trial, and appeal process in both state and federal courts. As an efficient and effective advocate for her clients, Binah delivers practical solutions and works diligently to resolve complex disputes in a focused manner. Binah leverages her prior bankruptcy and creditor’s rights experience to proactively counsel her clients, mitigate risk, and prevent issues that might arise post-judgment, including in bankruptcy and enforcement.

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 as the Chair of the Mackrell International Next Generation Group.

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
  • Oregon
  • Alaska
  • 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 (2018-2019)
  • 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)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington, Member
  • Washington Women Lawyers, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Mackrell International, Chair of Next Generation Group & Member
  • Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS), Previous Board Member
  • Jazz Night School, Board of Directors (2016–2018)

Personal

  • In her free time, Binah enjoys hitting things and making noise. These pastimes include badminton, kendo, woodworking and learning to play a random assortment of instruments.