Francis W. Yook focuses his practice on commercial and business disputes, product liability, mass tort and multi-district litigation, and other federal and bankruptcy matters. He clerked for Judge Edward Kiel in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and Judge Lisa Firko in the New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen Vicinage. Before joining Walsh, he was an associate at a large regional law firm.
Francis presently serves as the President of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey for the 2023-2024 term, and is a member of the Association’s Gala Committee, Golf Committee, and Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee. He is also an associate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court, and Co-Chair of the Diversity In the Profession Committee for the Bergen County Bar Association. Francis previously served on the Fort Lee Zoning Board of Adjustment and as attorney for the Palisades Park Planning Board. Francis obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School and his English degree from Boston University.