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Youngjin Sohn Youngjin Sohn, senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang.

Late last year, as Simpson Thacher & Bartlett decided to pull out of South Korea, Seoul office head Youngjin Sohn could have gone to another global firm. But after practising at Wall Street firms his entire legal career, Sohn ended up deciding to be a partner at Kim & Chang, Korea’s largest law firm by any measure.

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John Kang

John Kang covers the business of law in Asia and Australia from Hong Kong. Email him at jkang@alm.com.

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