Jenner & Block

Partner Elin Park Talks Career, Business Development, and Networking in Profile

Jenner & Block Partner Elin Park is featured in a question-and-answer profile in Ms. Park has spent her entire career at the firm, becoming partner this January.  Asked to give advice to associates who want to make partner, she suggests that they be proactive, have perseverance, and are kind and respectful to colleagues. She says that the key to successful business development is “focusing on building and nurturing meaningful relationships and being of assistance and value to others.” As for networking during a pandemic, she observes that one upside is the ease with which you can meet people virtually. “It is easy to arrange and hop on a video conference call with people, including those from different cities, states, and countries,” she says.