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Wiley’s Peter Hyun Named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

February 25, 2020

Washington, DC — Wiley has chosen Peter S. Hyun, a partner in the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice, to be a member of the 2020 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

“Peter has shown impressive leadership, providing valuable counsel to clients regarding complex criminal and civil investigations and cutting-edge law enforcement policy matters on Capitol Hill,” said Managing Partner Peter D. Shields. “His participation in the distinguished LCLD program provides an excellent opportunity for Peter to further build relationships and demonstrate the leadership skills he has honed over many years.”

Mr. Hyun represents individuals and entities in criminal and civil government enforcement actions, congressional investigations, and State Attorneys General investigations. A former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia’s U.S. Attorney’s Office, Assistant Attorney General in the New York Attorney General’s office, and Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Mr. Hyun provides strategic advice to companies and individuals navigating multifront, parallel investigations and legal compliance issues.

Mr. Hyun is a Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s District of Columbia Chapter. He serves on the Federal Bar Association’s (FBA) Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, and is the FBA Representative on the American Bar Association (ABA) Diversity
and Inclusion Advisory Council. He is also a member of the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s White Collar Crime Committee, a member of the Council of Korean Americans, and a member of the Public Policy Committee for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).

The LCLD Fellows Program offers “a year-long, in-depth program devoted to relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership and best teachers in the business,” according to LCLD President Robert J. Grey, Jr.

Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program, which has trained more than 1,600 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives.

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