Andy Yoo, Esq.

Pearson, VP and Associate General Counsel

Alma Mater: New York University College of Law| 201.236.3437

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.

Get to Know Andy

Chichen Itza Mexico

What is your social media “guilty pleasure” — who/what do you follow on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook that you find fascinating, and why?

Anything related to Lebron James as I grew up close to Akron Ohio.

Venice Italy

List one show you “binge-watched” recently and what was it about the show that captivated your attention?

PBS series on the nature of Space and Time. The Universe is so big and the atom is so small. Fascinating to think about how space/time is so relative based on the rules of Physics.


Name one song you listened to “on repeat” in the past 12 months and provide some insights about why you couldn’t get enough of it?

Any song from Steely Dan, Swing out Sister or Matt Bianco. Love the combination of pop and jazz.