In addition to overseeing the growth and development of Parsus LLP as the firm’s Managing Partner, Ju Park represents both domestic and foreign clients in a diverse corporate practice that encompasses mergers and acquisitions, financing, joint ventures, and general representation. Ms. Park’s recent clients have included buyers acquiring companies through equity financing, private and public entities involved in cross-border investment, and domestic subsidiaries of foreign companies. Prior to founding Parsus, Ms. Park was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she practiced corporate law and litigation in the Los Angeles and Hong Kong offices. Ms. Park advised domestic and foreign clients, including Fortune 500 companies, on various corporate matters including corporate governance, SEC compliance, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and follow-on securities offerings. Her corporate experience also includes complex cross-border transactions, such as representing an international consortium of foreign companies in a US$2.8 billion acquisition of Singapore’s largest power generation company. She also represented high profile corporate clients in complex litigation matters involving claims for securities fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, SEC investigations and enforcements, unfair business practices, and antitrust.
With a background that includes representation of diverse corporate entities in both litigation and corporate matters, an education in finance, and a history of entrepreneurship, Ms. Park is ideally positioned to help her clients achieve their goals. Drawing on experience gained from starting and consulting for various ventures, she has helped fellow entrepreneurs successfully launch their businesses and manage their growing assets. She has also helped business owners with liability identification and prevention, using her training as a litigator to spot issues before they become problems.
Ms. Park is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Korean American Bar Association, Association for Corporate Growth, Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Southern California Leadership Network and NetKAL (“Network for Korean American Leaders”). She is also dedicated to helping the community with her Pro Bono work, and serving on the board of directors of the non-profit organizations Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking and Hollywood Least Wanted.
Ms. Park is conversant in Korean. When not working, she enjoys reading, traveling and playing soccer.