Hwang

Sun Young Hwang

Associate
Washington, DC

I represent and advise sovereign States on matters of public international law and international investment law.

Sun Young Hwang is a member of the International Litigation & Arbitration Department. Her practice centers on representing and advising sovereign States on matters of public international law and international investment law. Sun Young is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2021
  • Yale University, cum laude, 2017

Bar and Court Admissions

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • Korean
  • French

Experience Overview

  • Representing Ecuador in an UNCITRAL Rules arbitration under the Ecuador-United States bilateral investment treaty regarding a $9.5 billion judgment issued by an Ecuadorian court against Chevron for environmental damages in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
  • Representing a State in an UNCITRAL Rules arbitration (confidential).
  • Representing a human rights activist suing under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Alien Tort Statute.

Publications Overview