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About Carla Sung Ah Yoon

Carla is an associate in our Dispute Resolution Group, based in New York.

Recent work

  • Representing an international oil and gas company in a $1 billion arbitration against a West African state-owned company arising under a joint venture agreement.
  • Representing a major biotechnology company in a multi-million dollar arbitration arising out of a collaboration agreement with another major biotechnology company.
  • Representing multiple international companies in proceedings to recognize and enforce arbitral awards in the United States.
  • Advising a pioneering biotechnology company in the meat substitutes industry on supply agreement with another major biotechnology company.
  • Advising a global tech company on the current and evolving sanctions landscape stemming from the Russia/Ukraine conflict.
  • Representing Afghan and Iraqi special immigrant visa applicants in a class action against the U.S. government.
  • Representing asylum seekers in U.S. Immigration Court.



  • JD, Harvard Law School, cum laude 
  • MPA, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • BA, Dartmouth College, magna cum laude


  • Admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Languages (in addition to English)

  • Korean (native)
  • French (proficient)