SRS Presenter Bio

Christine Chung

Christine Chung

Christine Chung's main practice areas are white-collar criminal defense and internal investigations and complex business litigation. Ms. Chung has counseled corporations and individuals in securities and accounting fraud investigations and matters involving the FCPA, the U.K. Bribery Act, and trade sanctions. She has regularly represented clients in cross-border disputes, including those based in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. She has conducted more than a dozen criminal and civil trials and has briefed and argued over 30 cases on appeal. For twelve years, from 1991 to 2003, Ms. Chung served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. While Chief of Criminal Appeals, in 2001 and 2002, she oversaw all criminal litigation of the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Chung worked as a Senior Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Court ("ICC"), where she led the ICC investigation of Joseph Kony in Uganda and also prosecuted perpetrators of crimes against humanity in The Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ms. Chung has been a Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School. She is a partner in the Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan firm's New York office.