Partner, DLA Piper
Steven Park is a partner at one of the world’s largest and respected law firms, DLA Piper LLP, where he leads the complex patent litigation group for the Southeastern Region. Prior to joining DLA, he served as the Managing Partner of the Paul Hastings’ Atlanta office. With a significant eight figures practice, Mr. Park has been nationally recognized as a leading trial lawyer by noted publications, including Law 360, Best Lawyers, and Chambers USA for his “ability to take complicated technical material and simplify it into understandable and persuasive arguments.”
Mr. Park’s practice is focused on patent litigation, patent licensing, and client counseling, primarily centered on wireless telecommunications, semiconductors, and smartphone technologies, for both global industry leaders and emerging, innovative businesses. He has handled large, complex litigations before numerous U.S. Circuit and District Courts as well as U.S. Administrative Agencies. He also has extensive patent licensing experience, successfully concluding multi-billion-dollar cross-license negotiations between multi-national corporations, and negotiating and drafting complex, cross-border license agreements. Mr. Park also counsels clients on all aspects of patent portfolio management and global enforcement strategy.
Born in Seoul, Korea, Mr. Park immigrated to the United States at age four. He obtained his Bachelor’s in electrical engineering and a minor in economics, with highest honors, from Georgia Tech in 1996. While attending Georgia Tech, he worked on fiber optic telecommunication systems as a cooperative engineer for Nortel Corp. Mr. Park received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, in 1999. He is a regular lecturer both domestically and abroad and remains active in local and national bar associations, currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Bar Association. He is also involved in various pro bono matters.