Elin Park is a senior litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP. Ms. Park represents clients in high-stakes complex commercial matters in a range of areas, including financial services, disputes arising out of acquisitions, class action, business contract disputes, environmental liabilities and bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Park also advises clients in conducting internal investigations and responding to government inquiries and subpoenas.
Ms. Park has secured victories for her clients in federal and state courts, both at the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Park has trial experience, and she has represented corporations and individuals in lawsuits before the US Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court and other appellate courts.
A federal court has praised Ms. Park’s advocacy in the courtroom as "superlative." Ms. Park’s recent successes include efficiently and aggressively securing an early, favorable resolution of a dispute arising out of an acquisition, and defending a judgment entered in favor of her client in a high-stakes class action lawsuit in multiple appellate proceedings. Ms. Park has been recognized for her successful representations of pro bono clients with awards from the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Seventh Circuit Bar Association.
Ms. Park currently serves on the board of the Korean American Bar Association of Chicago, and she also serves as the secretary of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago.
Ms. Park earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she advocated for the interests of Chicago businesses by negotiating contracts and advising on regulatory matters as a member of the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship. Ms. Park earned her B.S. in economics from Duke University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.