Christine M. Bae is a founding partner of Kim & Bae, PC. Ms. Bae’s areas of expertise include broker-dealer and securities arbitrations, commercial transaction, commercial litigation, and anti-trust cases. Ms. Bae has tried cases and represented many clients in securities arbitrations against UBS Painewebber, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., Prudential Securities, Inc., and Citigroup, to name a few. Ms. Bae has litigated these matters in federal and state courts and in NYSE and NASD arbitration forums.
Prior to Kim & Bae, Ms. Bae was the founder of Bae & Associates, PC in New York. Ms. Bae is a member of the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Ms. Bae has served as the president of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York from 2003 to 2006, is a member of the Board of Arbitrators for the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Ms. Bae is fluent in Korean, conversant in Cantonese and Russian.
Ms. Bae has also authored many publications on matters related to securities arbitration law including: Practicing Law Institute, 2001. Securities Arbitration: “How Do I Do It? How Do I Do It Better?” Chapter 22: “Margin Trading” and Practicing Law Institute 2002. Securities Arbitration: Chapter Co-Authored with Carlton R. Asher, Jr. “Chinese Walls ? Procedures and Remedies for Dealing With Conflicts of Interest and Other Abuses by Broker ? Dealers in Connection with Conduct by their Securities Analysts”. Ms. Bae’s cases have been widely covered by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Newsday, the New York Post, Investment News and Money Magazine, as well as various Korean media, including, the Korea Central Daily News, the Korea Times, KBS, MBC, and local TV and radio stations.
Ms. Bae received a B.A. in Psychology from St. John’s University in 1991 and received a J.D. from Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center of Touro Law School in 1994.
• B.A. in Psychology from St. John’s University, 1991
• J.D. from Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center of Touro Law School, 1994
• New York
• New Jersey
• President of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York from 2003 to 2006
• Arbitrator, Finra, NYSE