Jacqueline L. Chung

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Jacqueline Chung is a member of the Commercial Litigation group. She has extensive experience litigating business disputes that involve complex cross-border issues. She regularly represents and advises clients dealing with conflicting demands from US and foreign legal regimes. She helps foreign clients navigate state and federal court litigation in the United States. Her client base spans a number of industries, and includes major global financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, oil and gas corporations, food and beverage companies, and private individuals. She has significant experience litigating judgment enforcement actions, commercial fraud claims, fraudulent conveyance claims, contract disputes, and actions alleging violations of state and federal consumer protection statutes and false claims acts.

Jacqueline has an active pro bono practice which includes representation of a wrongfully convicted individual in a federal court action to obtain compensation for 27 years of wrongful imprisonment arising from a 1986 murder conviction.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Education
JD
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary
BA
Yale University
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of a Romanian food and beverage conglomerate in action to recognize and enforce a $US 300 million ICSID arbitral award against the government of Romania.

Representation of Chinese financial institutions as third parties in an action in which plaintiffs have sought to enforce a $1 billion judgment for trademark infringement against defendant counterfeiters.

Representation of Chinese financial institutions in defense of an action brought by plaintiffs alleging fraudulent conveyance claims relating to a prior litigation settlement.

Representation of large global investment bank in one of the last remaining cases relating to the Enron bankruptcy, in which plaintiffs alleged claims of aiding and abetting fraud, conspiracy, and underwriter liability under Section 11 of the 1933 Securities Act.

Representation of a foreign corporation in connection with a criminal subpoena seeking documents and information relevant to a US governmental investigation on international money laundering.

Representation of a corporation based in the Middle East in legal proceedings relating to a significant global data security breach.

Representation of a major generic drug manufacturer in multiple state actions across the United States in defense of claims alleging consumer protection statute and false claims act violations relating to pharmaceutical pricing.

Representation of an individual in a section 1983 case to obtain compensation against a municipality and individual defendant police officers for violations of his civil rights arising from his wrongful conviction for murder and resulting 27 years of wrongful incarceration.