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How We Can Help You
Our experienced and innovative attorneys bring a whole universe of experience and knowledge to each case. We understand that the world is constantly changing and you may be confronted by a confusing array of regulations, questions, and occasional disputes. Check out our areas of practice and call us with your legal questions today.
Our attorneys provide families, business owners, developers, sellers, and buyers with a complete range of real estate services. With over 30 years of experience helping clients in the New York City area, our attorneys have gained a reputation for accessibility, personal attention, and cost-effective solutions.
Labor and Employment Law
We represent clients before federal and state courts and agencies in a variety of labor litigation. We have successfully handled cases involving wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, race and color discrimination, religious discrimination and many more. Our attorneys will advocate aggressively for your legal interests.
We’ve been practicing liquor licensing matters for over 30 years with countless successful cases to our name. Our experienced and dedicated attorneys have been handling liquor license applications and renewals, liquor license transfers, liquor licenses and zoning, and liquor license violations and suspensions. When our lawyers are involved in a case, we help our clients successfully resolve matters as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Our attorneys have built a winning reputation based on verdicts and settlements in countless types of litigation. Our attorneys are in court on a regular basis and often try complex cases. We have represented companies and individuals in a wide range of civil cases, on both state and federal levels, and protected our clients' rights aggressively. We are proud to extend our legal experiences to help serve clients of all types and sizes.
Estate Planning involves difficult and important decisions. Our experienced attorneys analyze the needs and goals of our clients and assist them in selecting legally enforceable methods to retain, administer, and transfer their wealth and values.
We have acted as counsel to both commercial landlords and tenants in various commercial leasing transactions. With over 30 years of experience in handling a broad range of commercial, office, shopping center, and retail leases, we are able to effectively negotiate and execute leases and also resolve landlord and tenant disputes in a cost-effective manner.
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Meet Our Legal Team
Our Lawyers Ensure Quality
Samuel S.H. Ahne, Esq.
Samuel Ahne is a partner at AHNE & JI, LLP. Mr. Ahne received a B.A. in International Studies from Florida State University in 1981 and received his Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in 1984.
Mr. Ahne has been practicing law for over three decades serving and representing small to mid-sized businesses in the greater New York City areas. He has extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions, lease negotiations, purchase and sale of businesses, and business licensing matters, including liquor licensing. He has represented a diverse clientele including financial institutions, franchises, restaurants, and other small businesses in commercial leasing and labor department investigation matters protecting small business owners' interests.
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Ahne enjoys traveling and playing golf. Mr. Ahne is fluent in Korean.
Younghoon Ji, Esq.
Younghoon Ji is a partner at AHNE & JI, LLP. Mr. Ji received a B.B.A in Operations Management from The Bernard M. Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, in 2010. He received his Juris Doctorate cum laude from Touro Law School in 2014, where he received CALI Awards for the highest achievement in Constitutional Law and Judicial Externship. As a member of Touro International Law Review, Mr. Ji was involved in reviewing and editing law review articles concerning international treaties and legal conflicts among different countries.
As a result of performing over 200 hours of volunteer work serving indigent litigants who could not afford legal representation, Mr. Ji received Touro Law Pro Bono Service Award upon graduation. He served as a judicial intern for Honorable Vito M. DeStefano at Commercial Division, New York State Supreme Court in Nassau County. Mr. Ji is particularly interested in constitutional and civil rights issues.
Mr. Ji is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Ji enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling, and training in mixed martial arts. He is fluent in Korean.
Douglas K. Ma, Esq.
Douglas K. Ma is an associate at AHNE & JI, LLP. Mr. Ma received a B.E. in Chemical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2012. He received his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law in 2017. While in law school, Mr. Ma received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Suretyship and Mortgages, and as a senior staff writer for the Commercial Division Online Law Report, he participated in writing articles concerning real estate and commercial disputes in New York State.
Mr. Ma has handled residential and commercial real estate transactions, commercial real estate leasing, and litigation involving civil and commercial matters. Mr. Ma served as a judicial intern for Honorable Duane A. Hart at the New York Supreme Court in Queens County.
Mr. Ma is fluent in Korean and proficient in Japanese. He is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Bo-Ah Lynn Lee, Esq.
Bo-Ah Lynn Lee is an associate at AHNE & JI, LLP. Ms. Lee received her B.A. in English from the University of British Columbia in 2012. She received her Juris Doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2020. As a member of Cardozo Law’s Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice, Ms. Lee was involved in reviewing and editing social justice-related law journal articles.
While in law school, Ms. Lee actively participated in Cardozo Law’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation Clinic and mediated a number of cases in Manhattan and Brooklyn courts. In addition to her academic work, Ms. Lee served as a 1L Student Representative and 2L Academic Chair of Cardozo’s Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.
Ms. Lee is fluent in Korean and German and she is licensed to practice law in New York.
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AHNE & JI, LLP
1220 Broadway, Suite 502
New York, New York 10001
Tel.: (212) 594-1035