On February 28th, 2023, the Korea Law Center at Berkeley Law invited Phillip Shinn, partner at LimNexus LLP and Berkeley Law alumnus, to come to his alma mater to talk about the Korean American Community, the Legal Field, and the Korean Diaspora. Mr. Shinn notably was the president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), a founding member of the Council of Korean Americans (CKA), and the overseas president of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL). He has extensive experience as a litigator and has been named a Northern California “Super Lawyer.” It was a great pleasure for the KLC Student Fellows to have a chance to talk with Mr. Shinn and hear his insights and experience in giving back to the community as well as his advice for future attorneys.
Phillip F. Shinn is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of LimNexus, LLP. Mr. Shinn is a career trial attorney and a former Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal staff attorney. He spent two and a half years in Seoul, Korea, where he worked in the international arbitration and cross-border litigation department of Korea’s largest law firm. Mr. Shinn’s areas of practice include commercial litigation; international arbitration & cross-border litigation; construction litigation; employment litigation; product liability defense; insurance coverage; and intellectual property litigation.