Benedict Yim

Advisor

Benedict Yim, a foreign legal consultant at Chun Go, practiced law in California for over twenty-two years in the business litigation and transaction field. Mr. Yim also served as an executive with a boutique international investment banking firm and as the CEO of a real estate financing firm. Relocating to Korea in 2009, Mr. Yim joined Samsung-Tesco as the Executive Director in charge of the legal matters relating to its real estate development program. Mr. Yim is a graduate of Pomona College and UC Davis School of Law. Mr. Yim is the author of a book entitled FAIR PLAY: From Nonsense Republic to Fair Play Republic (2013). Mr. Yim is also a regular contributor to scholarly journals and news papers. 

Professional Career

2015~present Senior Advisor & FLC, ChunGo LLP


2014~2015 Senior Advisor & FLC, law firm HBL 
 

2009~2013 Senior Executive Director/Head of Property Legal
Samsung-Tesco dba Homeplus
(subsidiary of Tesco Stores Limited of U.K.)

 

2005~2008 Law Offices of Benedict B.Yim Founder and CEO, Benefit Mutual Bancorp, Inc. 
 

1998~2005 Partner, Crane & Yim
 

1997~2003 Director/EVP, Anjon Group, Inc
 

1993~1998 Partner, Rosman & Yim
 

1991~1993 Senior Associate Attorney, Mahoney, Coppenrath,

Williams & Jaffe 
 

1989~1991 Associate Attorney, Weziersky & Zurek
 

1986~1989 Associate Attorney, Hartman, Morton & Schlegel

Qualification

Senior Adviser & Foreign Legal Consultant (Member of California Bar)

Practice Areas

International Trade & Investment
 

Corporate (General, Mergers & Acquisitions)
 

Real Estate & Real Estate Finance
 

Lead Trial Attorney - Jury Trial, U.S.
 

International Arbitration

Education

1972 ~ 1975 Kyung Ki High School, Seoul / Northfield Mt. Hermon School, Mass. 

1975 ~ 1979 Pomona College, Claremont, California 
 

1982 ~ 1985 Martin Luther King School of Law, UC Davis, California
 

2005 American School of Mortgage Banking