Gloria Chon
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Practice Areas: Business Transactions

Gloria Chon helps business owners effectively plan, negotiate and manage corporate matters and execute transactions. She calls upon years of business experience as a national buyer to get the best possible financial and operational outcomes for her clients.

As a planner and buyer for Bloomingdales, Ms. Chon managed $10 million in a multi-vendor business. She was responsible for analyzing trends, projecting sales, strategic pricing, negotiating with vendors, and monitoring operations. She uses this background to help clients manage their day to day business challenges as well as their big-picture planning and execution.

Ms. Chon has been recognized as one of Michigan’s outstanding young lawyers in the area of Business/Corporate in 2013 – 2015 with a “Rising Star” designation by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine, published annually by Law & Politics. She was also selected for the 2013 – 2015 Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.

Ms. Chon is a member of the business practice at Kemp Klein; she speaks fluent Korean and is a member of the Asia Pacific American Chamber of Commerce.

Gloria Chon Rising StarEducation:
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 2008
Law Review, 2007-2008
Senior Note and Comment Editor, 2006-2007 Assistant Editor
Jessup International Moot Court 2006-2007 Team
Dean’s Scholar and Law School Leadership Fellow, Barrister Scholarship
Women’s Law Caucus – Treasurer
Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association
B.S. (Communications), Cornell University, 1999
Dean’s List, Kaufmann’s College Scholarship, Distinguished Service Award

Bar and Court Admissions:
State Bar of Michigan, 2008
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2008

Memberships:
State Bar of Michigan
(Member, Committee on Climate Change and Sustainability
of the Business Law and Environmental Law Sections)
Oakland County Bar Association
(Chair of Tax Law Committee, 2010-2011)
Asia Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

Other Activities:
Speaker at Oakland County Bar Association Tax Law Committee Meetings
Speaker for NBI Seminar

Languages:
English, Korean (please click here for information in Korean)

Articles:
Recent Federal Tax Updates; Commentator, Spring 2016
Michigan’s “Main Street Fairness Act” (a/k/a “Amazon Law”); Commentator, Winter 2016
Michigan Taxpayers No Longer Have to Pay Tax to Appeal TaxCommentator, Fall 2015
New IRS filing requirement for entities with EINsCommentator, Spring 2014
Employers with self-insured health plans may owe new excise taxesCommentator, Summer 2013
The tax obligations of a household employer; Commentator, Spring 2013
Creditors, before you contact a delinquent debtorCommentator, Spring 2012
Mine, yours and the IRSCommentator, Winter 2011
Many recent tax developments may affect you; co-authored with Ralph A. Castelli, Jr., Commentator, Winter 2010
Unpaid internships could be illegalCommentator, Fall 2010
Will the Courts Protect the Boards? Defending the Board of a Michigan Corporation in a “Zone of Insolvency;” Wayne Law Review, 2008


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