Jean Hyun is an antitrust and competition associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her work focuses on mergers and acquisitions with regulatory antitrust concerns before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice. Jean also has a background in federal, state, and international data privacy laws and is a certified information privacy professional.


Memberships & Affiliations

Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States (CIPP/US)

American Bar Association, Antitrust Division


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022District of Columbia


  • Korean
  • English


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with Highest Honors2021

    Order of the Coif

    The George Washington Law Review

    Student Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic

  • John Jay College of Criminal JusticeM.A., Criminal Justice & Terrorism Studieswith Highest Distinction2018

    Student Senate

    Imette St. Guillen Scholar

    Alumni Terrorism Studies Scholar

  • The George Washington UniversityB.A., Psychologymagna cum laude2016