Andy Yoo, Esq.
Pearson, VP and Associate General Counsel
Alma Mater: New York University College of Law
Andy Yoo is Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Pearson, the world’s leading learning and education company, whose corporate mission is to improve people’s lives through learning. He has significant experience leading teams and working in the education sector ranging from K-12, Higher Education, and Adult professional/vocational training and employability. His work focuses on Publishing, Educational Technology, Copyright and Trademark, Online Learning, Learning Platforms, Educational Research, Digital Content Distribution, Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Strategic Partnerships, Litigation and In-House operations.
He is also passionate about and head of the Diversity and Inclusion efforts within the Pearson Legal Function. In order to increase diversity in the legal profession, he serves on the Board of the Pipeline to Practice Foundation and the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and is active with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), Diversity Lab, NAMWOLF and the National Federation of the Blind.
Prior to Pearson, he was associated with the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore and in-house at Viacom. Andy graduated with a B.A. from Cornell University and received his law degree from NYU where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif.