Yong J An


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About Me

International Energy and LNG Attorney

We have represented an equity partner of a multi-billion dollar JV company in the Middle
East, and have represented LNG carriers, FPSO, and LNG liquefied/regas terminal
builders. We have also represented a multi-billion dollar Texas energy company as an
LNG commercial and market developer before government-owned companies located
throughout Asia, the Middle East, as well as North and West Africa.
We provide general business advice and corporate legal services legal services to national
and foreign entities, major energy companies, LNG vessel/FPSO builders, LNG EPC
contractors on a broad spectrum of energy and natural resource transactions worldwide,
including representation in international Transaction and Litigation.

Driven by the sincere aim to build and strengthen solid personal and long-term business
relationship with the client, we endeavor to ensure that the clients’ real needs are
understood and kept in mind to resolve their complicated business and legal issues.



Oral Roberts University

EMR Senator

The George Washington University

Political Science and Government

University of Maryland University College

Bachelor of Science (BS), Political Science and Government

University of Maryland School of Law

Doctor of Law (J.D.)

University of Houston Law Center

Master’s Degree, LLM, Intellectual Property & Entertainment/Sports Law

London School of Economics and Political Science

European Common Market Law Program.

Representive Cases

U.S. - Korea Business Development I FCPA I Compliance I LNG I EPC I Construction I Shipbuilding I Government Procurement I Criminal Defense

  • Extensive experience in representing both U.S. and South Korean EPC & Energy companies.
  • Advised and represented ConocoPhillips in their dealings with South Korean energy, shipbuilding and construction companies.
  • Advised and represented Samsung Austin Semiconductor.
  • Advised and represented on behalf of Excerelate Energy, which owns and operates nine LNG regas carriers, before Sonatrach, Oman LNG, Qatargas, and Korea Gas Corporation.
  • On behalf of Korea Ras Laffan LNG (KORAS), which is composed of Korea Gas Corporation, Samsung, Hyundai, LG, SK, Daesung and Hanwha, he has successfully represented KORAS in Qatar and in U.S.

International Business Development Representation

  • Represented and marketed Daewoo Engineering & Construction on their first engineering project with RasGas in Qatar.
  • Served as a consultant to Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering (DSME) in marketing and selling their three LNG carriers.
  • Served as a Senior Counsel with Lord & Locke (Houston) and Denton US LLP (Kansas City).

U.S. Government Contracts I Business Development 

  • Represented business owners before government and/or private entities in obtaining government contracts.
  • Served as a Congressional staffer for the Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC for 9 years.
  • Served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice (Houston) for 9 years.


Former Clients


백악관 성경공부처럼 직장에서 말씀을 나눕시다!

October 1, 2019

미국의 신뢰받는 퓨연구센터(Pew Research Center)의 가장 최근 조사에 의하면, 미국에서 적극적인 기독교인의 연령별 비율은80%에 달한다고 합니다.   이는 1950년대 조사에서 95% 보다 낮은 수치이지만, 기독교 인구가 여전히 미국 인구의 전통적인 비율을 유지하고 있는 것이라 이해할 수 있습니다.  그러나 이들 중 성경에 기록된 하나님을 정확히 믿는 수는 …


Rev. Billy Graham left this world to be with the Lord

February 24, 2018

Rev. Billy Graham left this world to be with the Lord at 99 today, Feb. 21, 2017.  Back in June 1972, I can recall Graham’s visit to South Korea for a five-day revival. Three million people gathered at Yeoido Square to hear the preaching. I …


Nick Foles, Super Bowl LII MVP, has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes

February 20, 2018

Nick Foles, Super Bowl LII MVP, has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes. Foles wants to become a pastor. After leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl, Foles has become a folk hero in a city that has desperately waited for a …



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