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Soyoung Yang
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Soyoung Yang
Legal Fellow

Washington, D.C.

1717 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006-4623

P 202-831-6703

F 202-289-1330

OVERVIEW

Soyoung Yang
Legal Fellow

Washington, D.C.

1717 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006-4623

P 202-831-6703

F 202-289-1330

A dedicated and knowledgeable researcher and advocate, legal fellow Soyoung Yang works with the firm’s attorneys and clients on matters related to international trade, imports, exports, and customs.

A dedicated and knowledgeable researcher and advocate, legal fellow Soyoung Yang works with the firm’s attorneys and clients on matters related to international trade, imports, exports, and customs.

OVERVIEW

A dedicated and knowledgeable researcher and advocate, legal fellow Soyoung Yang works with the firm’s attorneys and clients on matters related to international trade, imports, exports, and customs.

Soyoung researches recent laws and regulations that could affect stakeholders in the global supply chain, and she provides counsel on how to smartly adapt to those changes. She also provides guidance on trade and commerce matters regarding South Korean regulatory agencies.

She researches the U.S. government’s regulatory reform, particularly analyzing the impact of COVID-19 on global trade and the worldwide economy.

A native of South Korea, Soyoung comes to Barnes & Thornburg after serving as a director in the Prime Minister’s Office of South Korea. Before working in the Prime Minister’s office, Soyoung worked at the Korea Customs Service for a decade. There, she took part in several trade negotiations with the European Union, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), China, and Russia. She was also a skilled instructor of electronic clearance systems for customs officials of developing countries.

Professional and Community Involvement

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Korea Trade Research Association

Member, NYU Korea Association

Honors

Commendation, Finance Minister of Korea

EXPERIENCE
Presentations
  • Invited speaker, World Trade Organization (WTO) Conference for Trade Facilitation and Security, Multidisciplinary Seminar for E-Governance, hosted by Asian Development Bank
  • Instructor, World Customs Organization and WTO, multiple Capacity Building Programs for developing countries
Publications
  • “Case Study on Single Window Implementation,” Reform By Numbers, World Bank, 2011
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