Tony’s practice is focused on litigation in the fields of civil, commercial (including post-M&A disputes and hostile takeovers), control disputes, white-collar crime, product liabilities, real estate and finance. Before he joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2006, he served as a judge for 12 years in the Korean judiciary, in various posts ranging from the Seoul Criminal District Court and the Seoul Civil District Court to the Seoul High Court of Appeals.

Recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Tony also actively participates in professional and academic seminars and is a favoured speaker in his field. He is a visiting professor in various law schools in Seoul, and he is also an active member of the Society of Civil Precedents and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Tony is also the author of various theses and articles dealing with topics such as commercial disputes, civil liens, commercial leases, accounting books and records, and divorce.