S.C. Sohn is a partner whose practice focuses on international arbitration, cross-border litigation, and international business transactions. He also has substantial experience in technology transfers and licensing. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Barun Law, a highly regarded international law firm located in Seoul, Korea, where he advised industry leaders on both foreign and domestic business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital investments, joint ventures, licensing, and technology transfers. S.C. also served for five years as General Counsel of TG Trigem Computer, Inc., one of South Korea’s leading computer companies, where he managed the company’s domestic and overseas litigations and international arbitrations, including patent infringement suits, products liability class action cases, and securities disputes and supervised the legal departments of the company’s subsidiaries in the U.S., Japan, China, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Taiwan, and the Netherlands. While at Trigem, S.C. led numerous financing transactions with GE Capital, Merrill Lynch, and CSFB among other prominent financial institutions. S.C. also served as Senior Legal Counsel at the World Headquarters of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., where he was a lead counsel for the company’s overseas transactions. He is fluent in English and Korean.

S.C. Sohn is a partner whose practice focuses on international arbitration, cross-border litigation, and international business transactions. He also has substantial experience in technology…

Education

Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1994); The University of Kansas (B.A. 1987)

Bar Admissions

New York State; New Jersey State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Activities and Affiliations

Member, New York City Bar Association

Foreign Member, Korean Bar Association

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