Byong Yol Woo

  • Senior Foreign Attorney
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Byong Yol Woo is a senior foreign attorney. Mr. Woo's practice is focused on corporate regulation, legislative consulting services, private investment, international trade, inter-Korean economic cooperation, ESG, and etc. After passing the National Higher Civil Service Examination on Government Administration in Korea, he was responsible for policy-making, policy assessment, and policy coordination at the Ministry of Government Legislation, the Mistry of Strategy and Finance, the Office of the President of Korea, Gangwon Provincial Office, etc.

Mr. Woo received his LL.B. from Seoul National University and his LL.M. from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the New York Bar.

Representative Experience

2021-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2020-2021 Vice Governor for Economy of Gangwon Province
2019-2020 Director General, Future and Social Economy Bureau, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2019 Director General, Economic Structural Reform Bureau, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2017-2019 Director General, International Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2015-2017 Deputy Director General, Fiscal Management Bureau, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2014-2015 Director, Fiscal Management Coordination Division, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2013-2014 Director, Finance and Accounting Division, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2010-2013 Economic Councilor for Korean Delegation to the OECD
2008-2010 Secretary to the President for Personnel Affairs
1998-2008 Ministry of Economy and Finance
1993-1998 Ministry of Government Legislation
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2023-Present Director, Migration Research & Training Center (Non-Standing)


2022 Kongju National University (Ph.D.)
2001 University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.)
1993 Seoul National University (M.A.)
1990 Seoul National University (LL.B.)


2004 New York