WHO WE ARE​

OUR CLIENTS​

We look for clients who are equally passionate about having a positive impact on the world through their products, crafts, and services. We serve as an integral part of our client’s team and work collaboratively to align our goals, interests, and resources to synergize and maximize our efficiency and impact. We provide our clients with peace of mind so that they can charge forward with their mission.

OUR ATTORNEYS​

We listen to our attorneys’ concerns and desires and find creative ways to provide win-win-win solutions for our clients and our community. We encourage our attorneys to gain an immersive understanding of our clients’ business and operations in order to provide tailored, practical solutions.

OUR COMMUNITIES​

We dedicate a portion of our profits to charitable purposes with an emphasis on empowering entrepreneurs and socially-responsible businesses. We offer pro bono services to those in need of compassion and quality legal advice. We stay active in our communities to understand, empathize, and remind ourselves of our purpose to serve.

meet the team

Ju Park

Managing & Founding Partner

David Kim

Partner

Kristen Lee

Kristen Lee

Associate Attorney

Interested in Joining the Team?

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PARSUS CAREERS​

Welcome to the Parsus Careers page! We’re always looking for new talent and opportunities and we’ll be posting any open positions to this page. Here you’ll find any positions we’re currently looking to fill.

OFFICE MANAGER​

Parsus LLP is seeking a Full-Time Office Manager with experience managing the daily operations of a business. Duties include managing office operations, performing general clerical tasks, answering calls, and assisting attorneys to ensure that the law firm is running smoothly and efficiently. If you want to be part of the team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (including your relationship to the references) to info@parsuslaw.com. Please put “Office Manager” as the subject line of your email.

REQUIREMENTS​

  • Super organized;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel;
  • Ability to function a Mac computer and learn web-based software;
  • Be able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute; and
  • Can-do attitude/self-motivated with a natural desire to help!

Preferences

  • College graduate; and
  • Minimum 2 years of experience, preferably at a law office or professional business setting.

Compensation is DOE.

Senior Commercial Transactions Attorney

Parsus LLP is seeking a Part-Time Senior Commercial Transactions Attorney. At Parsus, our mission is to serve and empower our business clients. We accomplish this mission by taking care of our attorneys! We truly believe that healthy and happy attorneys will take better care of our clients. If you want to be part of the team, please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references (including your relationship to the references), and writing sample to info@parsuslaw.com. Please put “Senior Transactions Attorney” as the subject line of your email.

Job duties

  • Structure, prepare, interpret and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements; and
  • Provide legal advice and transactional support to corporate clients.

Requirements

  • Super organized;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • JD from an accredited law school;
  • Admitted to any state Bar (must be in good standing);
  • In-house or big law firm experience preferred; and
  • Experience in commercial agreements related to intellectual property licensing, distribution channels, software, vendors, licensing, service, joint venture, logistics, consultants and other high tech transactions.

Hours are flexible and remote work option is available.

Compensation is DOE.

Senior M&A Attorney

Parsus LLP is seeking a Part-Time Senior M&A Attorney who can lead and manage M&A transactions. At Parsus, our mission is to serve and empower our business clients. We accomplish this mission by taking care of our attorneys! We truly believe that healthy and happy attorneys will take better care of our clients. If you want to be part of the team, please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references (including your relationship to the references), writing sample, and deal list to info@parsuslaw.com. Please put “M&A Attorney” as the subject line of your email.

Requirements

  • Super organized;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent client management skills;
  • Demonstrate an ability to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • JD from an accredited law school;
  • Admitted to any state Bar (must be in good standing);
  • In-house or big law firm experience preferred; and
  • Experience in leading and managing M&A transactions from start to finish, communicating with clients and advising clients regarding M&A transactions.

Hours are flexible and remote work option is available.

Compensation is DOE.

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David Kim| PARTNER

David Kim is a Partner at Parsus LLP. He specializes in corporate and technology transactions, with an emphasis on intellectual property. David has represented a variety of clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment, financing, and licensing. His clients do business in a range of industries including entertainment, financial services, consumer products, gaming, software, and technology services.

Prior to returning to Parsus LLP, David served as an in-house intellectual property counsel for NBCUniversal, advising on technology and mergers and acquisitions for the various business units of the company. He assisted the company’s corporate development teams in assessing acquisition targets and negotiated NDAs, vendor service agreements, software and hardware licenses, and trial agreements for experimental and prototype technology. David was also one of the company’s primary resources on open source software-related matters.

Before joining NBCUniversal, David co-founded and served as a Partner of Parsus LLP, worked as in-house counsel for start-ups, and was an associate at Winston & Strawn, where he represented clients in intellectual property matters including patent assessment and analysis, IP licenses, and various phases of patent and copyright infringement litigation. At Winston, David also represented clients in general business and securities litigation concerning commercial disputes and business torts.

David received his A.B. degree from Harvard University and his J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. 

Kristen Lee
Kristen Lee
| ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Kristen Lee is an associate attorney at Parsus  LLP.  Her practice is focused on commercial transactions and the various day-to-day legal needs of businesses of all sizes, including business formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Parsus, Kristen represented corporate clients in high-stakes litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and other business torts.  

Kristen is a member of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California.

Kristen received her B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her J.D. degree from Pepperdine School of Law.  Kristen is fluent in Korean. 

EVELYN SHIMAZAKI
| OF COUNSEL

Evelyn Aguilar Shimazaki is Of Counsel at Parsus LLP. Her practice is focused on the representation of technology companies in intellectual property licensing and commercial transactions, including joint development, manufacturing, procurement, strategic alliances, outsourcing and other services arrangements. Prior to joining Parsus LLP, Evelyn was a Senior Counsel at Apple in Cupertino, California for fourteen years. After Apple, she joined Tesla in Palo Alto, California as Chief Counsel and more recently, Oculus VR, a division of Facebook in Menlo Park, California as a Consultant.  

Evelyn is a Founding Board Member of UCLA Law Women LEAD, an Advisory Board Member of the Lowell Milkin Institute of Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law, and a past President and Advisory Board Member of the Philippine American Bar Association of Los Angeles.

Evelyn received her B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. A native of the Philippines, Evelyn speaks Tagalog, Spanish and some Japanese.

Ju Park
| MANAGING & FOUNDING PARTNER

Ju is a corporate lawyer by training and an entrepreneur at heart.  After attending the United States Military Academy at West Point for a year where she gained essential life skills including throwing grenades and applying a tourniquet, she graduated from McCombs Business School at the University of Texas majoring in finance.  Ju then graduated from UCLA School of Law where she focused her studies on International Business Law.  After law school, she practiced corporate law and litigation in the Los Angeles and Hong Kong offices of an international renowned law firm, Latham & Watkins, where she advised domestic and foreign clients, including Fortune 500 companies, on various corporate matters including general commercial contracts, corporate finance, IPOs and mergers and acquisitions.

Ju co-founded Parsus in 2009 with a vision to transform the legal services industry to make quality legal advice more available to and affordable for businesses of all sizes while improving the lifestyle and overall happiness of lawyers.  Over the years, and particularly since recently becoming a mother, Ju’s vision for Parsus has expanded to transform our extended community by committing a part of the firm’s profits and resources for charitable purposes.

In her role at Parsus LLP, Ju serves as outside transactional and general counsel to clients of all sizes and across a broad range of industries.  Her clients include domestic and foreign companies to whom she provides practical and cost-effective solutions to their general day-to-day business legal matters as well as major transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and cross-border transactions.  Ju combines her legal expertise with her business acumen to provide practical solutions to her clients’ legal issues without “over-lawyering” their contracts or deals.  Ju’s recent clients have included foreign and US companies acquiring and/or investing in US companies or assets, US companies receiving foreign and domestic investments, US subsidiaries of foreign companies going public, and foreign companies with ongoing US operations.  Ju also enjoys working with like-minded entrepreneurs and start-up executives.