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Jiyeon Yang, J.D./B.A | Counsel 



Phone: 312-558-1369

Fax: 312-614-1873


University of Minnesota Law School

(J.D. 1999)


Seoul National University

(Completed Doctorate Degree Courses, 2011)


Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea


Bar and Court Admissions


New York

Professional Membership

International Association of Privacy Professionals




Jiyeon Yang is an accomplished commercial attorney with 20+ years’ success in enterprise and consumer technology.  She has extensive experience as a technology transactions and supply chain in-house counsel, including SaaS, enterprise software, professional services, marketing, privacy, and international operations. Her key skills include:

●    Strategic negotiation of high-value enterprise contracts.
●    Expert analysis of key commercial, privacy, and IP issues in enterprise and product development deals.
●    Support enterprise sales teams to meet or exceed fiscal year goals.
●    Strategic business and legal guidance to large corporate teams, including formal/informal training. 
●    Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills, in executive and group settings. 
●    Set the business and legal policies to enable transactional field attorneys and business desks. 

Jiyeon's legal services include the following:  
●    Assistance on commercial transactions and negotiations on software licenses and consulting services; 
●    Internal investigations;
●    Preparing contract templates for software license sales and consulting services;
●    Preparing a guidelines playbook for lawyers and business clients for commercial transactions; 
●    Managing and expanding relationships with strategic partners;
●    International operations;
●    Privacy by design and data security for product development and marketing activities;
●    Assistance to small to medium companies to grow their business in scale; 
●    Korean government outreach; and 
●    Act as a trusted legal and business advisor to the executives


Work Experience 

  • Arch & Lake, Bellevue, WA (May 2024 to Present)

  • VMware, Inc. & Broadcom Inc. (Sept. 2013 - Feb. 2024)

  • Microsoft Corp. (Jan. 2011 - Sept. 2013)

  • Microsoft Korea, Inc. (Jan. 2003 - Jan. 2011)

  • President of BSA, the Software Alliance, Korea Chapter (2008 - 2011)

  • Bae, Kim & Lee, LLP (Jan. 2001 - Jan. 2003)

  • Dorsey & Whitney, LLP (Aug. 1999 - Dec. 2000)

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