Additionally, Daniel worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Columbia Center for American Studies’ Freedom and Citizenship program, where he taught low-income public high school students in New York City to read and write at an advanced college level, and guided students through the college admissions process. He also previously worked as a full-time staffer at Korean American Civic Empowerment, a grassroots voter registration organization based in Flushing, New York, to construct and teach a civics curriculum mobilizing high school seniors and their families to become active voters in their communities.
Daniel previously explored the legal field as an intern with the Asian American Bar Association of New York. There, he supported attorneys at monthly pro bono clinics working on landlord/tenant, estate, and immigration issues. Daniel also interned at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, where he assisted Legal Director Bethany Li in assembling amicus briefs for the respondents in SFFA v. Harvard, and for other education and housing equity cases in NYC and Boston.
Daniel is originally from Whitehouse Station, NJ. In his free time, he enjoys reading, cooking, and hiking. Daniel joined Kostelanetz LLP in June 2023.