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MIN, John K.
(New York; New Jersey)

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John K. Min is a partner and senior foreign legal consultant at Lee International IP & Law Group. His practice is primarily focused on labor and employment, entertainment, real estate, securities and corporate matters in the banking and investment industry, and international business transactions representing multinational and domestic corporations. Mr. Min's extensive experience in the labor and employment practice includes, but is not limited to, employment-related agreements, collective bargaining agreements, employment rules and policies, dismissals, employee benefit plans, and labor issues related to mergers and acquisitions, business transfers and general corporate restructuring. In addition to his labor and corporate practice, Mr. Min regularly advises entertainment companies and celebrities on concert productions, licensing, endorsements, and general legal matters.

He has published numerous articles on labor and employment and other legal matters for the International Lawyers Network (ILN), International Bar Association (IBA), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), and the Korea Herald. Also, Mr. Min has appeared on major Korean television networks where he discussed legal issues pertaining to social networking service, among other current trends.

Prior to joining Lee International IP & Law Group, Mr. Min was with the law offices of Hwang Mok Park P.C. (2005~2007) and Kim & Kim Law Offices (2003~2005).


  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 2002)
  • Boston University (B.A., 1999)

Professional Experience

  • Lee International IP & Law Group (2007~Present)
  • Hwang Mok Park P.C. (2005~2007)
  • Kim & Kim Law Offices (2003~2005)


  • Admitted to Bar, New York (2003); New Jersey (2003)

Publications / Presentations

  • Know Your Rights in the Criminal Justice System (The Korea Herald – August 30, 2006)
  • Tobacco Litigation: Two Systems, Two Results (The Korea Herald – February 7, 2007)
  • Dodging the Charge of Discrimination (Invest Korea Journal of KOTRA – November-December 2007)
  • Labor Force Reduction under Korean Law (Asia Pacific Regional Forum News of the IBA – October 2009)
  • Conducting Layoffs under Korean Law (ASIAN COUNSEL – Volume 8, Issue 6, 2010)
  • Sexual Harassment in the Korean Workplace (ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL – Volume 9, Issue 8, 2011)
  • Employee Benefits under Korean Law (ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL – Volume 11, Issue 2, 2013)
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What South Korean Companies Need to Know (International Lawyers Network – July 2018)


  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • The American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM)
  • European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK)
  • The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • International Lawyers Network (ILN)

Practice Area

  • Labor and Employment
  • Entertainment
  • General Corporate
  • Joint Ventures
  • M&A
  • Foreign Investment