Jiwon Yhee has represented clients across a wide variety of industries on business, IP, and employment dispute resolution and litigation, and other commercial matters. Jiwon’s strengths lie in her practical approach to problem-solving and her ability to analyze and find solutions to the most complex issues and claims. Notably, she has served on client teams involving claims for damages in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
In her commercial litigation practice, she represents both plaintiffs and defendants in actions asserting breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and other business torts and claims. She often handles matters involving the protection of intellectual property, including trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks. In her employment litigation practice, Jiwon focuses on the defense of corporations under the FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, ADA and other federal statutes and their state equivalents. Jiwon has also routinely litigated cases involving the enforcement of non-competitive, non-solicitation, and other restrictive covenenats. Jiwon has successfully defended clients with limited English ability or whose documents are primarily in Korean.
Jiwon also assists clients outside of litigation. Her experience includes drafting and reviewing the potential enforceability of confidentiality, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, as well as sales representative and distribution agreements.