Jonathan Yi is a counsel in Taylor English’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. He represents clients in domestic and international transactions and disputes relating to construction, infrastructure, engineering and procurement matters before state and federal courts, North American and international arbitral institutions, and in mediations and ad-hoc arbitrations under UNCITRAL Rules.

Mr. Yi has represented public and private owners, engineering firms, contractors, and joint-venture entities in connection with disputes involving construction and design defects, project delays, differing site conditions, extra work, mechanic’s liens, payment and performance bonds, and insurance coverage. He has defended a Korean conglomerate against contract and tort claims brought by a Honduran company for a project in Ecuador, served as counsel for an American company involved in a breach of contract action in the Netherlands, and represented a Swiss engineering company in a multi-party arbitration stemming from the construction of a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.

Mr. Yi’s counseling practice extends to domestic and international matters and concerns. He advises clients on achieving compliance with building codes, prevailing wage and hour laws, immigration laws, and accessibility laws such as the ADA and the FHA. For American companies seeking opportunities abroad, for example, Mr. Yi works with local counsel to render advice and recommendations with respect to project financing, critical regulations of the host governments, procurement rules and customs, and political and economic risks and means to mitigate and insure against such risks.

Mr. Yi is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and is admitted to practice in Georgia, Florida and New York.

Community Involvement

Design-Build Institute of America, Southeast, Legislative Chair

ABA Military Pro Bono Project

ABA Forum on Construction Law, Member, Government Contracts and International Law Divisions

Ambassador, Service to School (assisting US military veterans obtain admission to colleges and graduate schools)

IAKL International Association of Korean Lawyers, Regional Governor – Southeast

Foreign Languages


Speaking Engagements



University of Chicago, JD

University of Florida, BA, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions



New York

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia