Keun Young Bae focuses her practice on investigations and complex litigation matters before the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and other national regulatory and law enforcement agencies. Ms. Bae has represented clients in a variety of industries in government and internal investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption law, securities enforcement, financial fraud, and other regulatory compliance issues. As part of her investigations practice, Ms. Bae coordinates multi-jurisdictional document reviews and collections, conducts witness interviews, and prepares internal and government-facing presentations. 

Ms. Bae maintains an active pro bono practice focused on immigration law. She was selected as WilmerHale’s 2021 Pickering Fellow and spent six months working full time with the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Justice Project, where she represented survivors of domestic and sexual violence, trafficking, and political persecution in obtaining asylum, U and T Nonimmigrant Status, and other forms of immigration relief.

Past Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bae was a Global Law and Policy Denniston Fellow at General Electric, where she assisted with investigations concerning the FCPA and potential compliance violations. While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Bae also completed an internship at Credit Suisse focused on anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, and sanctions compliance.

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2016

      cum laude

      Managing Editor, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest

    • BA, English and Psychology, Boston College, 2013

      cum laude

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

  • Languages

    • Korean