Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Dispute Resolution: International Firms Department

South Korea
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What the team is known for Active on cross-border litigation and international arbitration on behalf of Korean clients. Services a client portfolio spanning a variety of industries, including technology, petrochemical, electronics and automotive. Leverages support from US offices in New York, Palo Alto and Los Angeles to effectively handle Korea-US disputes.

Strengths One client praises the team's finely tuned approach to disputes, noting: "They understand the company’s needs to balance aggressive defense and a well-timed, beneficial exit from dispute, if necessary."

Another source is equally impressed by the firm's client-oriented approach, reporting that the team "always listens carefully to the concerns of clients and makes the best effort to reflect these concerns in its strategies and tactics."

Work highlights Acted for Samsung Electronics America in dismissing a class action alleging breach of contract and fraud valued at USD500 million.

Notable practitioners

Young Shin is a key contact at the firm.