Jong-Han Oh

Jong-Han Oh




Mr. Jong-Han Oh is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Oh’s main areas of practice include domestic and international litigation & arbitration related to finance, securities and commercial transactions, hostile mergers & acquisitions, labor law and environmental law.

Mr. Oh tried in many significant litigation and arbitration cases representing Samsung group, etc. Mr. Oh has also handled many high-profile hostile M&A cases.

  • 1996Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1995University of Washington, School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1994Yale Law School (Visiting Scholar)
  • 1987Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2017-PresentOutside Director, Koramco Reits Management & Trust
  • 2016-2017Legal Advisor, Financial Services Commission
  • 2016The 6th Finance Executive Program of Korea Banking Institute
  • 2009-2010Visiting Professor (Civil Practice), Judicial Research & Training Institute
  • 2000-2003Board of Directors Member, Kyobo Securities Co., Ltd
  • 1989-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 1987-1989Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1989Korea
  • 1996New York
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Korean, English

Professional Activities

  • “A Study of the U. S. Worker’s Compensation System”, LL.M. Dissertation, Graduate School of Seoul National University, February 1996
  • “Historical Development of the U. S. Worker’s Compensation System,” Labor Law Review, Vol. 4, SNU Society of Labor Law, 1994
  • “Assertion for Invalid Dismissal and Good-faith Principle”, Labor Law Review, Vol. 3, SNU Society of Labor Law, 1993
Professional Accolades
  • "Leading Individual" for Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Chambers Global/Chambers Asia, 2015-2020
  • "Leading Individual” for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2020
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2014, 2018-2019
  • “Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers”, Asia Business Law Journal, 2019
  • "Leading Lawyer", Asialaw Profiles, 2015-2019


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