Elin Park is a senior associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Park represents clients in complex commercial litigation. Ms. Park often handles litigation involving contract disputes, financial services, disputes arising out of acquisitions, environmental liabilities, and class action. Ms. Park also regularly represents trustees in bankruptcy proceedings. In addition, Ms. Park counsels clients in government and internal investigations.
Ms. Park litigates in federal and state courts, both at the trial and appellate levels. Ms. Park has trial experience, and has also represented corporations and individuals in lawsuits before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and other appellate courts. A federal court has described Ms. Park’s advocacy in the courtroom as superlative. Ms. Park has been recognized for her successful representations of pro bono clients with awards from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and the Seventh Circuit Bar Association.
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.