Paul Yong

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • LLM in Taxation, 1989, New York University
  • JD, 1988, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • BS, 1981, University of Hawaii

Professional Experience

Yong is currently vice president of corporate tax and chief tax counsel for Sempra Energy. Before joining Sempra Energy’s tax department in 2004, Yong was a principal with Quantum Tax Consultants, a tax partner with Arthur Andersen and vice president of tax with Unocal Corporation.

Professor Yong teaches Tax Planning Lab and Corporate Tax.

Honors and Affiliations

Yong received his JD from Hastings College of Law and his LLM from New York University. Yong serves on the board of directors of the San Diego affiliate of Habitat for Humanity and on the board of trustees of the University of California Hastings Foundation. Additionally, he is chair of the Tax Council for Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation and serves as treasurer of the Sempra Foundation.