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Julian W. Park
Lawyer
San Francisco
150 California Street, 19th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
+1 415 582 4752
San Francisco
150 California Street, 19th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
+1 415 582 4752

Julian Park is an experienced advocate who focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and high stakes civil disputes, particularly with cross-border and multi-jurisdictional components. Ms. Park has represented Fortune 100 companies, including financial institutions, multinational corporations and healthcare and medical device companies, along with venture capital firms, emerging companies and their executives.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. Park practiced at Latham & Watkins LLP and at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, and she was a lecturer of international civil litigation at Berkeley Law School. Earlier in her career, she clerked for the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for the Honorable Cormac J. Carney of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, JD
    (California Law Review, Member)
  • Yale University, PhD
  • Stanford University, MA
  • Stanford University, BA

Languages

  • Korean

Clerkships

  • Honorable Milan D. Smith Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Honorable Cormac J. Carney, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Select Engagements

  • Representation of a leading healthcare company in prescription opioid-related lawsuits and investigations pending in multiple jurisdictions across the country and the Opiate Multidistrict Litigation.
  • Representation of senior employee of multinational company related to a Department of Justice investigation into allegedly illegal use of software to gather competitive intelligence.
  • Representation of Jho Low, an international businessman, in global legal matters arising out of the “1MDB” matter, which involve criminal charges and civil asset forfeiture proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as additional legal action from authorities located in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and various other countries, involving several billions of USD in controversy. We have resisted ongoing forfeiture and confiscation efforts for several years, and engaged in counter-offensive litigation in the Cayman Islands and New Zealand to secure more favorable positioning for the family’s assets.
  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in multiple litigations pending in New York Supreme Court seeking that Merrill Lynch defendants repurchase mortgage loans.
  • Representation of an industry-leading, global event technology provider in a New York- and California-venued dispute alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, following a proposed acquisition.
  • Representation of a top-tier venture capital firm in a trade secret action arising from the launch of a neighborhood-based social networking site, leading to complete dismissal of all claims with prejudice in favor of the client.
 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • California Bar Association, Member
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Member
  • Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, Member
  • Korea Law Center, UC Berkeley Law School, Fellow

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, “How litigants in Hong Kong can obtain US discovery” (Lexis Practical Guidance, Hong Kong Dispute Resolution, 2018)

Credentials

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, JD
    (California Law Review, Member)
  • Yale University, PhD
  • Stanford University, MA
  • Stanford University, BA

Languages

  • Korean

Clerkships

  • Honorable Milan D. Smith Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Honorable Cormac J. Carney, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Engagements

  • Representation of a leading healthcare company in prescription opioid-related lawsuits and investigations pending in multiple jurisdictions across the country and the Opiate Multidistrict Litigation.
  • Representation of senior employee of multinational company related to a Department of Justice investigation into allegedly illegal use of software to gather competitive intelligence.
  • Representation of Jho Low, an international businessman, in global legal matters arising out of the “1MDB” matter, which involve criminal charges and civil asset forfeiture proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as additional legal action from authorities located in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and various other countries, involving several billions of USD in controversy. We have resisted ongoing forfeiture and confiscation efforts for several years, and engaged in counter-offensive litigation in the Cayman Islands and New Zealand to secure more favorable positioning for the family’s assets.
  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in multiple litigations pending in New York Supreme Court seeking that Merrill Lynch defendants repurchase mortgage loans.
  • Representation of an industry-leading, global event technology provider in a New York- and California-venued dispute alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, following a proposed acquisition.
  • Representation of a top-tier venture capital firm in a trade secret action arising from the launch of a neighborhood-based social networking site, leading to complete dismissal of all claims with prejudice in favor of the client.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • California Bar Association, Member
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Member
  • Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, Member
  • Korea Law Center, UC Berkeley Law School, Fellow

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, “How litigants in Hong Kong can obtain US discovery” (Lexis Practical Guidance, Hong Kong Dispute Resolution, 2018)