Ms. Kyongwha Chung
Covington & Burling LLP
Kyongwha Chung is an Of Counsel of Covington’s International Arbitration Practice Group. Ms. Chung represents both states and corporate clients in complex international disputes, drawing upon her expertise in public international law, international investment law, and international trade. She serves as counsel before numerous tribunals and advises on commercial and investment treaty cases. She has represented clients in international arbitrations under the ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, KCAB, JCAA, ICSID, and UNCITRAL rules. Her practice spans a range of jurisdictions and industries. Ms. Chung is dual-qualified as a Korea attorney and a United States (New York) attorney. She received her law degrees (B.A. and M.A.) from Korea University and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School where she received Roger Fisher and Frank E.A. Sander prize for her thesis.
Ms. Chung is a regular speaker and writer on various topics in international arbitration, mediation, investment treaty disputes and international trade. She authored the Korea chapter in International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration edited by ICCA (2018), participated in the drafting process of the Korea chapter in the Asia Arbitration Handbook edited by Michael Moser (2011) and the full-length treatise on arbitration in Korea, Arbitration Law of Korea: Practice and Procedure (Juris Publishing, 2012).