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Senior Foreign Attorney

Duk Woo Suh

Virginia State Bar Member

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    +82 2-2046-0690

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    +82 2-3482-1177

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  • Yonsei University, B.A. in Mass Communication
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Exchange Program in Journalism
  • University of Richmond, School of Law, J.D.


  • Virginia State Bar Member
  • The Hill Newspaper, Intern Reporter (1999)
  • Bloomberg, Intern Reporter (1999-2000)
  • Reuters, Intern Reporter (2000)
  • Global Database Services, Milan, Italy (2001)
  • Central Virginia Legal Aid, Pro Bono (2008-2013)
  • George Andrews & Associates (2009-2010)
  • Law Office of Stephen Lee (2010-2013)
  • Dongin Law Group, Senior Foreign Attorney (2013-Present)
  • Open Blockchain & Decentralized Identifier Association, Director (2019)
  • Global Digital Innovation Network (previously known as Born 2 Global Centre), Channel Partner (2018-Present)
  • Seoul Miramar Corporation (Grand Hyatt Seoul), Director (2021-2023)
  • Volvo Group Korea, Auditor (2023-Present)


  • 1. Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A):
  • Guided shareholders of a Korean construction equipment firm during its acquisition by a Swedish equipment manufacturer.
  • Assisted Korean biologic drug developer shareholders in multiple transactions with global investors.
  • Counseled a London-based global entertainment firm in acquiring the popular Korean animated series.
  • Supported a Korean user analytics firm during its merger with a top US mobile ad-tech platform.
  • Aided a Finland diagnostics tool manufacturer in acquiring a major share in a Korean medical device firm.
  • Advised a Chinese cosmetics producer during its acquisition of a Thai subsidiary's manufacturing unit of a Korean cosmetics brand.
  • Counseled a Chinese medical tech firm in acquiring pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies from a specialized Korean medicine company.
  • Assisted a Taiwanese machinery firm in acquiring a majority stake in a Korean turning/machining center.
  • Guided a Korea-based global ad agency during its acquisition of a UK marketing firm.
  • Assisted various companies in the sale or acquisition of their interests/subsidiaries, including sectors like biotechnology, food, semiconductors, and auto parts.
  • 2. Joint Ventures & Overseas Development:
  • Assisted a Korean battery recycling firm in establishing joint ventures for EV battery pre-processing plants across various countries.
  • Counseled Korean construction companies in international projects, including finance centers, institutes of science, and business centers.
  • Advised a Korean steel pipe firm in establishing joint ventures for manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Thailand.
  • Assisted Korean startups during their Delaware flips.
  • Supported various Korean firms in establishing joint ventures and subsidiaries globally.
  • 3. Corporate Consultation & International Disputes:
  • Provided legal counsel to diverse companies in media, entertainment, and sports on general corporate/contractual matters.
  • Advised bio-healthcare firms on contracts, including clinical trials, joint development, and technology transfers.
  • Represented foreign companies in legal proceedings and arbitrations within Korea, while also advocating for Korean companies in international arbitrations and trials across various jurisdictions.


  • Fluent in English and Korean.