A former journalist and corporate lawyer at a leading global law firm, Jamie Hwang provides creative, attentive service.
Jamie Hwang joined Baron Harris Healey from the New York office of Davis Polk, where she practiced as a corporate attorney in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Finance groups. She advised clients on complex domestic and cross-border transactions involving a variety of industries, including aerospace technology, biotechnology, broadband communications, cosmetics, consumer goods distribution, industrial raw materials, and power generation.
Jamie is dedicated to pro bono work. She counseled artists and small businesses through collaborations with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and Start Small Think Big. She served as a student attorney in the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Her work in the clinic led to the exoneration of a client who had spent 28 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
In law school, Jamie was a Managing Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review, where she published her student note on a solution to curb cheating in the growing world of e-sports. In addition, Jamie served on the executive boards of the Arts and Entertainment Law Society and the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.
Before law school, Jamie was a journalist, graduating with high honors from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Her articles appeared in publications including the ABA Journal, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, and Chicago Magazine.
- Cheating in E-Sports: A Proposal to Regulate the Growing Problem of E-Doping, Northwestern University Law Review (March 2022)
- Thanks for Nothing: When Should Lawyers End an Email with ‘Thank You’?, ABA Journal (October 2020) (co-authored)
- Legal Writing Pro is Helping Teach AI to Draft Contracts, ABA Journal Legal Rebels Podcast (September 2018)
- ‘Monkey Selfie’ Case May Hang Around in 9th Circuit, ABA Journal (June 2018)
- LeBron James Hit with Trademark Suit over His Barbershop-Based Web Series, ABA Journal (April 2018)
- Facebook Must Face Class Action over Facial Recognition, Judge Rules, ABA Journal (April 2018)