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Yeow Ming Choo

Yeow Ming Choo, American lawyer. Bar: Malaysia 1977, Illinois 1980. Member American Bar Association, American Mining Congress (committee on law of sea alternate 1980-1982), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Malayan Bar Council, United States Chess Federation, Harvard Law School Alumni Association, Harvard Club.

Background

  • Choo, Yeow Ming was born on August 1, 1953. Son of Far Tong and Kim Fong (Wong) Choo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Malaya, 1977. Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1979. Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College, 1980.

    Career

    • Lecturer law University Malaya Law School, Kuala Lumpur, 1977-1978, Monash University Law School, Melbourne, Australia, 1978. International lawyer Amoco Oil Corporation, Chicago, 1979-1982. Partner Anderson, Liu and Choo, 1982-1984, Baer Marks and Upham, New York City, 1984-1985, Winston and Strawn, Chicago, 1985-1987, Dorsey and Whitney, New York City, 1987-1992, Winthrop Stimson, Hong Kong, 1993-2001.

      Executive chairman Computer Society of India, since 2001. Chairman tax subcommittee National Council for United States-China Trade, 1980-1984. Legal advisory Shanghai Law Society, China, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Malaysia 1977, Illinois 1980.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, American Mining Congress (committee on law of sea alternate 1980-1982), Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Malayan Bar Council, United States Chess Federation, Harvard Law School Alumni Association, Harvard Club.

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    • father: Far Tong Choo
    • mother: Kim Fong (Wong) Choo
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    Born August 1, 1953
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