J. David Park

J. David Park serves as head of the firm’s Korea practice and is also a partner in the firm’s international trade practice. In addition, Mr. Park is the co-leader of the Washington office’s diversity committee and also sits on the firm’s diversity committee.

Practice & Background

Mr. Park advises U.S. and international clients on a variety of international trade issues, including trade remedies litigation; U.S. customs, export controls and economic sanctions laws; WTO disputes; and trade policy matters. He represents clients before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Park has achieved a number of significant victories on behalf of his clients in major trade remedies litigation cases.

Mr. Park received his B.A. in international relations from Tufts University in 1993 and his J.D. from Boston University in 1996, where he was a member of the National Appellate Advocacy moot court team. While in law school, Mr. Park clerked for the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Public Protection Bureau. Mr. Park also received an LL.M. in international and comparative law from Georgetown University in 2001.

Mr. Park has lived in Seoul, Korea; Lagos, Nigeria; Bogota, Colombia; Ottawa, Canada; and various parts of the United States. He is fluent in Korean.
Awards & Accolades

Mr. Park has been recognized for his achievements in multiple editions of the Legal 500.
Mr. Park was recognized in Chambers Asia: Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a top international trade lawyer.
Mr. Park was honored by Law360 as a “Rising Star” among international trade lawyers under age 40.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) International Trade, 2) Trade Remedy Litigation, 3) Customs and Import Controls, 4) International Trade Policy, 5) Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, 6) World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Resolution and Counseling, 7) Asia and 8) North America
Law School Georgetown University Law Center, LL. M.,2001 ;Boston College Law School, J.D., 1996
Education Tufts University, B.A.,1993
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP
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