John solves complex employment-based immigration matters for corporations, nonprofit institutions and professionals, across a wide range of industries, including construction and engineering, pharmaceuticals, biotech, fashion, insurance, medical, manufacturing and software, among others. 

Skillfully guiding clients towards their immigration objectives, John has extensive experience  in the preparation of H, L and E non-immigrant visas for executives, managers, professionals and employees, as well employment-based permanent resident petitions and EB1A, EB1C and National Interest Waiver applicants.

Before joining Bond, John represented several of Korea’s largest multinational conglomerates with their business immigration management, including: Samsung, Hyundai Doosan Corporation, Korea Electric Power Corporation, Kumho Asiana, Hyundai Elevator, Daelim Industrial, Toyo Engineering, Tmax Soft, Dr.Jart+, Emack & Bolios, Korea Broadcasting System, and Seoul Broadcasting System.  John also taught corporate law and litigation for 11 years in Seoul as an Assistant Professor of Law at Sogang University and Dongguk University. His private practice also included working for two Pennsylvania law firms practicing in immigration, professional malpractice, commercial litigation, real property and products liability.

  • A Multilateral Approach to Investor-State Dispute Settlement Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region, Journal of East Asia & International Law, (ESCI/SCOPUS), Spring 2021
  • Legal Liability for Damages Caused by Autonomous Vehicles, Kangwon Law Review, Spring 2021
  • The Current Status of Crytpocurrency Regulation in China and Its Effect Around the World, China & WTO Review (Yijin Institute, SCOPUS), Spring 2021
  • The US-Korea Free Trade Agreement Revisions Will Have Little Effect on the Balance of Trade, Sogang University Journal of Law and Business (Korea Research Foundation), 2019
  • The Legal and Policy Implications of the US Steel Tariffs on East Asia, Journal of East Asia & International Law (SSCI/Scopus), Spring 2018
  • US-China Relations in Trump’s First Term, China and WTO Review, 2017
  • Corporate Criminal Liability in the United States: Recent Expanded Focus on Individual Accountability, Korea Financial Law Association Law Review, 2016
  • Regulation of BitCoin in the United States, Hongik University Law Review, 2016
  • The Legality of Japan’s Current Monetary Policy Under International Law, Journal of East Asia & International Law (SSCI/Scopus), Spring 2014
  • The Legality of Japan’s Current Monetary Policy Under International Law, Journal of East Asia & International Law (SSCI/Scopus), Spring 2014