Chan-young Yang is an associate in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office.

Prior to joining MoFo’s Litigation Department, Chan-young served as a judge advocate at the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff and Air Force Headquarters. In his role as counsel to high-level military officers, Chan-young helped manage litigation and legislative matters of national significance and advised on a wide range of international policy and legal issues. Chan-young also previously worked as a capital markets associate at an international law firm headquartered in New York.

Chan-young received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor for the Yale Law Journal and a submissions editor for the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal. Chan-young received his B.A. from Wesleyan University with high honors and an award for the best senior thesis in the College of Social Studies.

Chan-young is a native speaker of Korean.

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