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Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:40 pm

Anyone know about the firm other than the fact they are Korean? Any reputation?

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby underdawg » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:27 am

no but kobre & kim is supposed to be a badass white collar boutique

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:35 am

KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students that pass the Korean Bar Exam (which takes around 2 yrs minimum of study to pass) get offers. And maybe some Ivy law school graduates.

If you work at KIM & CHANG you are considered as one of the top elites in the Korean society.

Considering how smart Koreans are in general, people at KIM & CHANG are very very smart.( and seriously hard working)

And since every Korean knows this, I'm guessing OP is not Korean. No?
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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:38 am

Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguable the best of the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students in Korea that pass the bar (which is itself takes around 2yrs of study to pass) get offers.



My guess is that this post is authentic.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:40 am

awesomepossum wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguable the best of the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students in Korea that pass the bar (which is itself takes around 2yrs of study to pass) get offers.



My guess is that this post is authentic.



yes it is.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:41 am

Anonymous User wrote:
awesomepossum wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguable the best of the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students in Korea that pass the bar (which is itself takes around 2yrs of study to pass) get offers.



My guess is that this post is authentic.



yes it is.



:lol:

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby $1.99 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:43 am

yeah i can confirm it is, ive heard a bit about them along those lines too

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:48 am

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students that pass the Korean Bar Exam (which takes around 2 yrs minimum of study to pass) get offers. And maybe some Ivy law school graduates.

If you work at KIM & CHANG you are considered as one of the top elites in the Korean society.

Considering how smart Koreans are in general, people at KIM & CHANG are very very smart.( and seriously hard working)



this is getting better and better.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby legends159 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.


that's my impression from a 2L that summered there his 1L year

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:02 am

legends159 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.


that's my impression from a 2L that summered there his 1L year



did you get the impression that they were very very smart (and seriously hard working?)....I mean....considering how smart Koreans are in general.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby legends159 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:06 am

awesomepossum wrote:
legends159 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.


that's my impression from a 2L that summered there his 1L year



did you get the impression that they were very very smart (and seriously hard working?)....I mean....considering how smart Koreans are in general.


lol I'm not sure. Though I went to a HS full of Krns and most were not hard working. I'm guessing you're Krn and take offense to the stereotypes?

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:14 am

No...I'm Korean and find it hilarious. BEST THREAD EVER.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:18 am

Ha. great.

Yes I am Korean.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby completing » Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:08 am

Kim & Chang.. seriously?

Is there Ching & Chang, too?

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:22 am

completing wrote:Kim & Chang.. seriously?

Is there Ching & Chang, too?


don't be ignorant.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby 98234872348 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:31 am

http://www.kimchang.com/

I don't know if they are on nalp but that also might be a good place to look (http://www.nalpdirectory.com)

Also

awesomepossum wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students that pass the Korean Bar Exam (which takes around 2 yrs minimum of study to pass) get offers. And maybe some Ivy law school graduates.

If you work at KIM & CHANG you are considered as one of the top elites in the Korean society.

Considering how smart Koreans are in general, people at KIM & CHANG are very very smart.( and seriously hard working)



this is getting better and better.


+1

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby cuin2010 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:36 am

completing wrote:Kim & Chang.. seriously?

Is there Ching & Chang, too?


Seriously dude? Ignorance always manages to tick me off...

Anyhoo, Kim and Chang is the most prestigious law firm in South Korea. They are highly selective and only the top grads from the top schools are chosen. It's perhaps the WLRK of South Korea. Are you planning on working for them in the future?

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby chadwick218 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:38 am

Anonymous User wrote:KIM & CHANG is arguably the best law firm in Korea.

Only a handful of the top ranking students that pass the Korean Bar Exam (which takes around 2 yrs minimum of study to pass) get offers. And maybe some Ivy law school graduates.

If you work at KIM & CHANG you are considered as one of the top elites in the Korean society.

Considering how smart Koreans are in general, people at KIM & CHANG are very very smart.( and seriously hard working)

And since every Korean knows this, I'm guessing OP is not Korean. No?


:wink:

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby starstruck393 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:38 am

In addition to being prestigious, as far as foreign firms go, Kim & Chang is one of the better ones to deal with when you need a foreign counsel.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby irie » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:39 am

I do a lot of work for the Korea practice group at my law firm and can say, without a doubt, that Kim & Chang is the undisputed leader. They're the Wachtell/Slaughter of the Korean legal services industry and the firm that everyone else looks up to. IMO if you make partner at Kim & Chang that is pretty much the endgame in Korea as far as a career in law goes.

Some other big name Korean firms are Lee & Ko, Bae Kim & Lee, Shin & Kim, and Yulchon. There is also a firm called Kim Chang & Lee, which should not be confused with Kim & Chang.

You can click through the categories here and see that Kim & Chang is the only one that ranked in the top band in every practice.

http://www.legal500.com/c/south-korea/

Hope this helps.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:45 pm

Thanks yall, except the ignorant poster. This threat is becoming extremely helpful and enjoyable.

1. Yes I am Korean
2. I'm asking about Kim&Chang because my parents were talking about them
3. I lived in the States for 15 years (I am 22 right now) so I'm not sure of anything about South Korea.
4. I would love to work for them (according to my parents the place is basically a stairwell to wealth and prestige in South Korea).
5. Anyone on TLS working there?
6. My potential law school has no shot at that place (IMHO).

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby awesomepossum » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:52 pm

nooyyllib wrote:Thanks yall, except the ignorant poster. This threat is becoming extremely helpful and enjoyable.




This thread makes me feel like a broken Korean since I'm not very smart.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:59 pm

awesomepossum wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:Thanks yall, except the ignorant poster. This threat is becoming extremely helpful and enjoyable.




This thread makes me feel like a broken Korean since I'm not very smart.


Does your avatar indicate UM Law? If so, and you are broken, I must be decimated.

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Re: Kim & Chang

Postby stayway » Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:26 pm

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