Our Team

REPRESENTING YOU AS A MEMBER OF YOUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

At MKC Law Group, we work with you as part of your management team. We have the experience and expertise to negotiate a full range of issues – from the simple to the complex. When you partner with MKC Law Group, you have responsive, attentive, knowledgeable legal counsel that allows you to do what you do best – run your business.

Experienced Legal Specialist

10.0Min Kyung Chai

Min K. Chai, the principal of MKC Law Group, is a corporate business practitioner who represents both domestic, private and public companies and foreign-based companies seeking to establish a presence in the U.S.

With approximately 20 years of experience, both abroad and locally, Ms. Chai is experienced in handling a variety of domestic and cross border business transactions from the time you set up your business to the moment you sell or wind down your business. Her work includes entity selection and formation matters, corporate governance and structuring, contract negotiations and drafting, mergers and acquisitions, private offerings, strategic alliances, purchase and sale of on-going businesses and commercial properties, establishment of distributing and licensing arrangements, employment and consulting agreements, nondisclosure agreements, SEC reporting requirements and compliance, franchise registration and consultations, registration and maintenance of intellectual property rights, and other business transactions.

Ms. Chai practiced in Seoul, Korea as a foreign consultant from 2002 to 2005, representing and serving as corporate counsel to a wide range of U.S.-based companies seeing to establish a presence in Korea. Transactions included international business involving U.S. and Korean companies in various industries including auto, audio, semiconductor, financial, entertainment, telecommunications, and technology-based sectors, structuring manufacturing and supply agreements, distributorship agreements, and agency representative agreements for the food and beverage/spirit industries, clothing, furniture and shipping industries.

Additionally, Ms. Chai is experienced in advising U.S. companies on various aspects of operating their foreign-based subsidiaries overseas, including corporate governance, asset transfers, financing transactions, employment and labor law, lease review and negotiations, and contract negotiations.

Experience

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of San Francisco School of Law, 2002

  • Santa Clara Summer Exchange Program, Kookmin University College of Law, Korea, 2000

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics / Law & Society, University of California, Riverside, 1998 with Honors

  • Education Abroad Program, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • OC Korean American Bar Association - Past President / Board Member, 2009-2010

  • International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL) - Regional Governor (OC), 2013 – Present

  • OC Bar Association (OCBA) – Corporate and Business Section, Chair, 2019-2020

Classes / Seminars Taught

  • "Legal Issues of Starting Business" -  OC Korean American Bar Association (KABA), 2007

  • "How to Set Up Business Entities" -  Score, 2010 – Present

  • "Private Equity & Securities Consideration for Private Companies" - KCON Business Conference, 2015

Public Appointments

Jackie Lin is a registered patent attorney and her practice focuses on corporate business and intellectual property matters. She specializes in trademark prosecution and handles all aspects of the federal trademark registration process, including application filing, statements of use, office action responses, and post-registration maintenance filings.

Prior to joining MKC Law Group, Ms. Lin practiced in Silicon Valley, representing individuals and companies in various industries seeking to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights, both in the U.S. and internationally.

Ms. Lin attended Santa Clara University School of Law where she pursued a concentrated course of study in technology law and spent a summer abroad studying international business and Japanese patent and copyright law in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Lin also held leadership roles in various student organizations and worked as a certified law clerk at the Alexander Law Center and the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley where she provided pro bono advice and representation to under-represented individuals and families in consumer fraud and abuse cases, employment matters, and government-subsidized housing disputes.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Lin worked in academic medical research in the fields of pediatric diabetes, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction.

In her free time, Ms. Lin enjoys going to the beach and hiking with her two dogs.

Experience

Education

  • J.D., High Tech Law Certificate in Intellectual Property with Honors, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2015

  • B.S., General Biology and B.A., Psychology, Provost Honors, University of California, San Diego, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Reg. No. 75,586, 2016

  • State Bar of California, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships