Jonghyun PAIK

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-6513
  • F. +82-2-3404-0804
  • E. jonghyun.paik@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Jonghyun Paik's main practice focuses on labor, employment and corporate restructuring. Mr. Paik advises and represents clients in all aspects of personnel, labor and employment and corporate restructuring.

Mr. Paik also has extensive experience in dealing with disputes in various sectors including trust, inheritance, finance, development projects, incorporated foundations, management right, fair trade and intellectual property, etc.

Mr. Paik obtained an LL.B. from Korea University in 2003, completed the 34th training courses of the Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea in 2005 and served as a judge advocate. After joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2008, he obtained an LL.M. from University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2014 and was admitted to the New York Bar.

Representative Experience

2008-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2005-2008 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army

Representative Matters

Advised Company A on the employment relationship with non-regular employees
Advised Company B on the response to the union and voluntary retirement
Advised Companies C, CA, and CB on whether it is possible to take disciplinary actions against employees and the appropriateness of the disciplinary actions
Advised Company D on resignation under instruction
Represented Companies E and EA in lawsuits seeking wages
Advised Company A on the employment relationship with non-regular employees
Advised Company B on the response to the union and voluntary retirement
Advised Companies C, CA, and CB on whether it is possible to take disciplinary actions against employees and the appropriateness of the disciplinary actions
Advised Company D on resignation under instruction
Represented Companies E and EA in lawsuits seeking wages
Represented Hospital F in the lawsuit seeking retirement benefits
Represented Company G in the lawsuit seeking retirement benefits
Represented Companies H and HA in the lawsuits involving illegal dispatch
Represented Company I in the lawsuit seeking revocation of the retrial decision on remedy for unfair dismissal
Represented Company J and Corporation JA in the lawsuits seeking confirmation of the nullity of dismissal
Represented Company K in the lawsuit seeking confirmation of the nullity of a collective bargaining agreement
Advised and represented clients in cases involving corporate restructuring including workout and corporate rehabilitation

Education

2014 University of Southern California Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
2005 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2003 Korea University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Rehabilitation Proceedings of a Licensor and the Status of a Non-Exclusive Licensee in the Rehabilitation Proceedings, Korean Journal of Insolvency Law Vol. 9 No. 2 (Insolvency Law Institute of Korea, 2019)
Practical Issues of Prepackaged Plan in Korean Bankruptcy Proceedings, Korean Journal of Insolvency Law Vol. 7 No. 2 (Co-author, Insolvency Law Institute of Korea, 2017)
Precedents for Issues as to Corporate Restructuring Promotion Act, BFL Vol. 81 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2017)

Qualifications

2017 New York
2005 Korea