New York, New York (June 12, 2013) – DLA Piper announced today that T. Steven Har has joined the firm’s Litigation practice as a partner in New York. Har’s practice focuses on product liability, banking, and general commercial litigation matters, much of which originate from Korean multinational clients doing business in the US. He has also served as counsel in arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association and the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. At DLA Piper, Har will work closely with the products liability and international arbitration practices.
“Steve is a talented litigator who understands the complex needs of growing multinational companies,” said Richard Hans, chair of DLA Piper’s Litigation practice in New York. “He will be an exceptional resource for our growing Asian client base, particularly in Korea, as well as our entire global platform.”
“Steve’s background makes him an ideal fit for our collaborative approach to litigation, particularly when it comes to handling product liability and other complex, multi-jurisdictional matters,” said Heidi Levine, co-managing partner of DLA Piper’s New York office and co-chair of the firm’s New York Mass Torts practice.
Prior to joining DLA Piper, Har was a partner with Duane Morris LLP in New York, representing clients including multinational tire and automotive manufacturers, and serving as global counsel for a large Asian bank with worldwide branches. Har, who is fluent in Korean, is a member of the International Litigation Subcommittee of the American Bar Association. He is a graduate of the University of Utah College of Law and the University of Minnesota.
He is also the latest addition to the firm’s growing US Litigation practice, which in recent weeks has also welcomed Paul Gupta in New York, Cedric Chao in San Francisco, and Paul Steadman and Matthew Satchwell in Chicago.
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