Member of the Illinois Bar
Professor Koo received his law degree (J.D.) from the Northwestern University School of Law and his master of laws degree (LL.M) in Corporations Law from the New York University School of Law.
He was associated with the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis where he practiced venture capital, private equity and general corporate law.
Professor Koo is also a co-founder of a family-owned real estate company and has served as legal counsel, senior legal counsel and advisor for leading multinational corporations in the telecommunications, video gaming, consumer electronics and display industries based in the Republic of Korea and the United States.
Prior to Handong, Professor Koo has taught as an adjunct law professor at Kyoung Hee University and Sookmyung Women’s University and has lectured at Seoul National University.
Professor Koo’s areas of interest include, Sports and Entertainment Law, Constitutional Law, Entrepreneurship, Corporations, Private International Law and Legal Writing.