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Chong U. Pak focuses primarily on complex discovery issues, with clients in automotive, beverage, communications, heavy construction, medical technology, and entertainment industries in connection with commercial and product liability litigation. Additionally, his practice deals with clients undergoing governmental investigations, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the California Air Resources Board, the Department of Justice and various State Attorneys General.

Chong Pak is an attorney in King & Spalding’s E-Discovery practice. His practice primarily focuses on complex discovery issues, including the electronic discovery process. With clients in automotive, beverage, communications, heavy construction, medical technology, and entertainment industries in connection with commercial, pharmaceutical and product liability litigation; as well as governmental investigations, including Congressional Committees, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and various State Attorneys General, he has an extensive experience with all phases of discovery matters.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, summa cum laude

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Korean

Matters

Supervised and managed a team of 60+ attorneys in a review of documents for an automotive manufacturer in connection with a complex federal and state governmental investigations and multi-district litigation.

Experience in bilingual (English/Korean) document review and translation in support of witness interviews/depositions involving several large Korean commercial clients.

Participated in a dedicated team to handle a large DOJ second request for information which resulted in regulatory clearance for a transaction reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

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Supervised and managed a team of 60+ attorneys in a review of documents for an automotive manufacturer in connection with a complex federal and state governmental investigations and multi-district litigation.

Experience in bilingual (English/Korean) document review and translation in support of witness interviews/depositions involving several large Korean commercial clients.

Participated in a dedicated team to handle a large DOJ second request for information which resulted in regulatory clearance for a transaction reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

Experience in EU personal data privacy while conducting in situ review of documents at client locations in full compliance with European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Defended a pro bono client, a national civil rights organization, against claims of breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, quantum meruit, attorney’s lien and other ancillary claims in state and federal court, which resulted in an amicable settlement

Successfully represented many local law firms and individually named Georgia attorneys in fee disputes and responses to bar grievances and investigations before the State Bar of Georgia

Matters

Supervised and managed a team of 60+ attorneys in a review of documents for an automotive manufacturer in connection with a complex federal and state governmental investigations and multi-district litigation.

Experience in bilingual (English/Korean) document review and translation in support of witness interviews/depositions involving several large Korean commercial clients.

Participated in a dedicated team to handle a large DOJ second request for information which resulted in regulatory clearance for a transaction reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

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Matters

Supervised and managed a team of 60+ attorneys in a review of documents for an automotive manufacturer in connection with a complex federal and state governmental investigations and multi-district litigation.

Experience in bilingual (English/Korean) document review and translation in support of witness interviews/depositions involving several large Korean commercial clients.

Participated in a dedicated team to handle a large DOJ second request for information which resulted in regulatory clearance for a transaction reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

Experience in EU personal data privacy while conducting in situ review of documents at client locations in full compliance with European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Defended a pro bono client, a national civil rights organization, against claims of breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, quantum meruit, attorney’s lien and other ancillary claims in state and federal court, which resulted in an amicable settlement

Successfully represented many local law firms and individually named Georgia attorneys in fee disputes and responses to bar grievances and investigations before the State Bar of Georgia

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, summa cum laude

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Korean