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Tier 1 in All Ten Practice Areas – Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022


In the 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, a guide to the Asia-Pacific region’s leading litigation law firms and lawyers, Kim & Chang was once again the only Korean law firm to receive “Tier 1” (top tier) rankings across all ten practice areas surveyed.  21 of our attorneys were also named “Litigation Stars” and “Future Star” in each of their practice areas.

The following is a full list of this year’s results:

Firm Rankings (“Tier 1” in all ten practice areas)

  • Commercial and Transactions 
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Construction 
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property 
  • International Arbitration 
  • Labor and Employment 
  • Product Liability and Recall
  • Tax
  • White Collar Crime

Litigation Star

  • Duck Soon Chang (Intellectual property)
  • Cheol Hwan Choi (Competition/Antitrust)
  • Matthew J. Christensen (International Arbitration)
  • Jin Yeong Chung (Commercial and Transactions, Insolvency) 
  • Sang Ho Han (Product Liability and Recall)
  • Sang-Wook Han (Intellectual Property)
  • Junho Hong (Labor and Employment)
  • Byung-Woo Im (International Arbitration)
  • Sang Wook Kang (Competition/Antitrust)
  • Sae Youn Kim (International Arbitration)
  • Yong Sang Kim (Commercial and Transactions)
  • Hye Kwang Lee (Commercial and Transactions)
  • Eun Young Park (International Arbitration)
  • Seong-Soo Park (Intellectual Property)
  • Joel E. Richardson (International Arbitration)
  • Chiyong Rim (Insolvency)
  • Jung Keol Suh (Commercial and Transactions) 
  • Jay (Young-June) Yang (Intellectual Property) 
  • Byung-Chol (B.C.) Yoon (International Arbitration)

Future Star

  • Don Jeon (International Arbitration)
  • Hye Sung Kim (Commercial and Transactions, International Arbitration)

About Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific:  Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, published by the global legal media group Euromoney, uses law firm submissions, interviews and independent research to identify leading dispute resolution and litigation firms and attorneys in 14 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.