June 02, 2020

2018-3-5 - Brendon Carr

Brendon Carr, is a Lawyer at Gangnam LLP in Seoul, Korea. He has been practicing labor and employment law for 20 years and joined the Section in 1997 as he most enjoys the fellowship of the annual conferences. Brendon joined to learn more about the concerns of referring attorneys and potential clients, as Seoul has its own unique issues and current law trends. Mr. Carr’s practice focuses on corporate transactional work, including inbound mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign direct investment, corporate restructurings and privatizations of government-invested corporations. He advises clients on contentious and non-contentious employment law matters, including termination of employees, restructuring layoffs, labor union matters. He has nearly 20 years' experience in Korea advising clients in various industries including hospitality, IT, automotive, luxury, retailers, financial services, advertising, and public utilities. In 2010, he led the team advising the seller side in Korea's "Deal of the Year", the US$1.2 billion sale of NASDAQ-listed e-commerce market Gmarket Inc. to eBay, Inc. This self-described “entrepreneurial” lawyer is a great member to get to know.

Favorite Book: Tokyo Vice by Jake Adelstein
Favorite Movie:"The Shawshank Redemption"
Hidden Talent: Singing
Midnight Snack: Bacon
Dream Vacation: Antarctica 
Favorite Class in Law School: Civil Rights Law

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