Naephil (Naf) Kwun

New York

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Lee Anav Chung White
Kim Ruger & Richter LLP
99 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016 USA

Naephil (Naf) Kwun is a partner in the firm’s New York office. Ms. Kwun is a member of the firm’s commercial group, where she focuses on commercial litigation and corporate transactions. Ms. Kwun regularly advises financial institutions, public companies, and other corporate clients as well as individuals in connection with a broad array of matters, including litigated disputes in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels, commercial real estate litigation and transactions, financial services, and labor and employment.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kwun served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Patricia M. DiMango, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. During law school, she interned at Google Inc., the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission. Ms. Kwun earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. in Philosophy, with distinction, from the University of California at Berkeley.


Georgetown University Law School (J.D., 2011)
University of California, Berkeley (B.A. with distinction, 2003)


  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
    • Board Director (2018-present)
    • VP, Programs and Operations (2016-2018)
    • Treasurer (2015-2016)
    • Secretary (2014-2015)
    • Co-Chair, Vetting Subcommittee, Judiciary Committee (2016-present)
    • Co-Chair, Newsletter Committee (2014-present)
    • Co-Chair, Women’s Committee (2013-2015)
  • Asian American Law Fund of New York
    • Secretary (2015-Present)
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Member, IT and Cyber Law Committee (2013-2016)
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Member, Antitrust Law Section (2012-2015)
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
    • Member (2012-present)