Prior to joining Peter & Partners as a Junior Associate, Dongsuk was an Associate General Counsel at Kolon Industries, Inc., one of the conglomerates in Korea and a world leader in textile and basic material industries.
At Kolon, he gained extensive litigation experience in the areas of complex, cross-border disputes with a focus on trade secrets disputes and corporate investigations, in both the civil and criminal contexts. Dongsuk also worked at Paul Hastings as a contract attorney.
Areas of Expertise
Arbitration / Litigation
Construction & Engineering
Mining & Metals
Counsel in an ICC arbitration for a major mining and metallurgy consortium with more than USD 500 million in dispute, under Swiss law.
Intern at Morgan Sports Law, Lausanne (2019)
Associate General Counsel at Kolon Industries, Inc., Seoul (2013 – 2018)
Contract Attorney at Paul Hastings, Seoul (2013)
Law Clerk at Law Offices of the Cook County Public Defender, Chicago (2012)
The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), University of Geneva School of Law & Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2019)
Juris Doctor (equivalent), Handong International Law School (2012)
Bachelor of Physical Education, Korea University (2007)
District of Columbia Bar
International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL)