Sahng-Ah Yoo

Student Board Member, NYU Law

Sahng-Ah Yoo was an ACS Student Board Member, is a former student chapter president at NYU School of Law and current ACS Next Generation Leader.

Yoo is currently at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP working on complex litigation and antitrust matters. Her prior legal experience includes amicus brief writing, direct client representations, and appellate review in areas of constitutional, federal employment, immigration, family, and criminal law. Yoo is an alumna of the Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program and the American Bar Association’s Judicial Internship Opportunity Program.

Prior to law school, Yoo earned an M.S in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford, where she wrote her thesis on the personal and institutional psychology of police brutality. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University, producing a thesis that studied the effects of social relations on cognition, memory, and automatic processing.

Yoo debuted at Carnegie Hall on piano at age 9 and violin at age 11.