Admitted to both the District of Columbia and New York, Lauren (Yonsoo) Kim is an attorney, whose primary areas are International Arbitration and Tax.
Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with Summa Cum Laude in International Relation from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She also has a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the George Washington Law School, where she completed the International Law concentration, and was selected to study at the University of Oxford in UK. She also holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she completed Tax LL.M. and International Tax Certificate. She has served on both domestic and international journals that have wide readership including the bench, academic, and international law community.
Her professional and academic interests are in multijurisdictional tax and economic law, and international dispute resolution, including investment arbitration, commercial arbitration, and mediation. Lauren has public and private sector experiences in international arbitration proceedings, including ICSID and a large international law firm, in addition to judicial externships at the U.S. District Court and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and an internship with the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.
In addition to English, Lauren speaks Korean and Chinese (Mandarin), with working knowledge in Japanese and Spanish.