John P. Bang is the head of the International Arbitration & Litigation Practice Group at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. John, together with Kevin Kim, leads a team of over 29 attorneys specializing in international arbitration and cross-border disputes. John has represented parties in well over 180 international arbitral proceedings, covering all the major international arbitration rules and institutions, and seated in jurisdictions across Asia, Europe and North America. He has also served on a number of arbitral tribunals both as a party-appointed arbitrator and as chairman or sole arbitrator. He is listed as a “Band 1” practitioner in Chambers Asia and is consistently listed in Who’s Who Legal (2007-2017) and Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2008-2016). Recently, John was awarded the “Disputes Star of the Year” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2016. In 2011, John was included in GAR’s exclusive “45 under 45” list as one of only 5 individuals included from Asia. He is a board member of the Korea Council for International Arbitration and an officer in the IBA Litigation Committee.