Soyeun Choi, Esq.
Soyeun serves as Senior Counsel and litigation specialist for Fish IP Law’s Silicon Valley office. In addition, she specializes in transactional business and Intellectual Property matters, offering guidance on the essential functions of a business and commercializing its assets.
Soyeun says, “I meet the most incredible people and am constantly learning about the world through them. They are passionate about their work and want to contribute to their industries. I am lucky to be a small part of the process.”
Soyeun serves as Chair of the Business Law Section (“BLS”) for the California Lawyers Association (“CLA”), the nation’s largest voluntary bar association. She serves alongside talented, experienced attorneys for the betterment of the legal profession. As part of that initiative, Soyeun serves on various working groups and committees; specifically, one to establish certification for privacy law specialization, another which investigates emerging sustainability issues within the corporate sector, and the BLS Roadshow arranges visits to undergraduate institutions and law schools. Soyeun also serves on three CLA diversity committees. Soyeun is a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Silicon Valley’s Privacy Section. She also serves as General Counsel to the Asian Business League (“ABL”) and, on ABL’s behalf, organizes the Gateway Series in collaboration with the Asian Law Alliance and National Asian American Association of Professionals. In the past, Soyeun served as President of the Palo Alto Area Bar Association, Chair of the IP and Solo and Small Firm Sections for the San Mateo County Bar Association, and Newsletter Chair for the Asian American Bar Association.
Soyeun volunteers as a race coordinator for the Hiller Aviation Museum. She has run various marathons and an ultra, enjoys cycling, hiking and tennis. She also fosters rescue dogs for Pets in Need and German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California.
Soyeun was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. She attended Concord Academy in Massachusetts, graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles.