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(New York, N.Y., June 22, 2009) – McCarter & English announced today that Kenneth Yoon has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax & Benefits practice group in the New York office. Mr. Yoon focuses his practice on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, securities offerings, investment funds, bankruptcy, and executive compensation. He also represents technology and emerging companies in such matters as strategic planning, employment and software development agreements and mergers and acquisitions.
“We are very pleased that Ken has joined the firm,” said Stephen M. Fields, the head of the New York office of McCarter & English. “The combination of his experience in the tax and technology fields will be a real asset to both our firm and clients as we continue the expansion of our New York office.” Mr. Yoon comes to McCarter & English from Arent Fox LLP.
Mr. Yoon serves on the Board of Directors of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the International Tax Institute. He has lectured on taxation and e-commerce at New York University, the China Institute, the New York Software Industry Association and other groups.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Yoon had years of experience as a software designer and programmer, a systems analyst and a technology consultant. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law, his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics cum laude from Harvard University.
McCarter & English, established more than 160 years ago, represents Fortune 500 and middle-market companies in their national, regional and local litigation and on important transactions. Its 400 attorneys are based in offices in Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Stamford and Wilmington.