Sheppard Mullin Welcomes New Corporate Partner in Seoul

Wonsun Jung Deepens Firm’s International M&A and Private Equity Capabilities

April 12, 2023 13:30 Korea Standard Time

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire)--Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Wonsun Jung has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice group in its Seoul, South Korea office. Jung will also serve as the office co-managing partner. She joins from White & Case LLP.

Jung has extensive experience advising Korean and global public and private companies on a range of corporate transactions and matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, investments, venture capital financings, strategic partnerships, licensing and distribution arrangements and corporate governance issues. Her clients include many of Korea’s largest conglomerates and major businesses in a wide range of industries, including energy, manufacturing, EV battery, chemicals, electronics, trading and retail. Jung’s practice includes representing issuers and underwriters on capital markets transactions, including SEC-registered initial equity offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S high-yield bond offerings.

“We are pleased and excited to welcome Wonsun to the team,” said Luca Salvi, chair of Sheppard Mullin. “Wonsun is a very talented lawyer who has earned the trust and loyalty of her diversified client base in Korea through her exceptional skills and knowledge. She will be greatly beneficial to our Seoul office as well as to our global clientele and the firm as a whole.”

Jung received her B.A. from Korea University and J.D. degrees from both Yale Law School and Seoul National University School of Law.

About Sheppard Mullin’s Corporate and Securities Practice

One of the firm's core strengths, Sheppard Mullin’s Corporate and Securities practice group, assists clients throughout the United States and abroad in maximizing their business opportunities. We represent clients that range from private to public companies and from startups and emerging businesses to international corporations. We are proud to offer CRADLE TO LIQUIDITY® services. We provide general business legal advice, assist in structuring and implementing major transactions, prepare agreements to address unique business arrangements, and consult with clients to resolve major business and ownership issues. We handle such matters as initial and later-stage venture and other financings; leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations; public offerings; mergers and acquisitions; SEC compliance; private equity transactions; real estate capital markets transactions; corporate, LLC and partnership formation; and corporate partnering, joint venture and other strategic alliance arrangements. Because of our diverse client base, we have experience representing substantial entities in complicated multinational and multistate transactions, as well as advising smaller and emerging clients on the full spectrum of business matters.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full-service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm's clients include nearly half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit

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