Jean H. Shin

Associate

New York
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Overview

Jean Shin's varied past careers play a crucial role in her developing practice. With prior experience working at national and cable news networks, as well as the nonprofit film industry, she has a deep understanding of the legal challenges faced in those fields, including matters related to licensing, copywriting and employment law. Jean's background and conscientious approach make her a committed client advocate.

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  • Conducted legal research and wrote memorandum of law in support for a motion for an ex parte temporary restraining order and seizure order against counterfeiters.
  • Provided due diligence for a German manufacturer's potential acquisition of a U.S. company.
  • Advised a nonprofit organization on executive employment contracts and New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law compliance.
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Experience

  • Conducted legal research and wrote memorandum of law in support for a motion for an ex parte temporary restraining order and seizure order against counterfeiters.
  • Provided due diligence for a German manufacturer's potential acquisition of a U.S. company.
  • Advised a nonprofit organization on executive employment contracts and New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law compliance.
  • Assisted in preparing online services platform client for a Federal Trade Commission investigation.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Asian American Bar Association of New York

Pro Bono

  • National Juvenile Defense Foundation: Updated state survey brochure advising state residents with juvenile criminal records on the collateral consequences of those records and how to address them.

Prior Positions

  • Dow Jones: Media Law & First Amendment Intern (2015)
  • Ford Foundation: Consultant, Just Films (2013 to 2014)
  • Sundance Institute: Coordinator, Documentary Film Program (2010 to 2013)

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2017, cum laude; Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Staff
  • B.A., Williams College, 2006

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
EU Regulators Increase Focus on Cookie Practices
By Kyle R. Fath, Laura E. Jehl, Monique Matar, Jean H. Shin
March 14, 2019
In the absence of cookies-related guidance and enforcement by regulators against ordinary website publishers and operators, many e-commerce sites, online publishers and other website operators have taken a “wait and see” approach with...
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