DENVER OFFICE OF SNELL & WILMER WELCOMES ATTORNEY BYEONGSOOK SEO DENVER (April 11, 2017) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Byeongsook Seo has joined the firm’s Denver office as counsel and will serve as a member of the commercial litigation practice. He was formerly with Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP. For almost two decades, Seo has represented clients in commercial real estate, contract, business torts and disputes (including disputes among business partners), director and officer liability, and intellectual property matters. In intellectual property matters, Seo has represented high-tech clients in disputes ranging from patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret enforcement to disputes over the sale of products and businesses. In addition, Seo has represented clients in commercial litigation involving engineering, design and architectural issues, as well as disputes regarding real estate development projects. Seo has handled all aspects of trials, preliminary injunctions, receiverships and arbitrations.
Seo has been named to the Colorado Super Lawyers list from 2010 – 2017 for business litigation. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super ® Lawyers to receive this honor. In addition, Seo received the AV Preeminent peer review rating by ® Martindale-Hubbell . This rating, the highest peer rating standard, signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. Within the local professional community, Seo is the president and a board member of the Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association Foundation and a fellow of the Colorado Bar Foundation. He received the 2014 Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Minoru Yasui Award. The award, the Association’s highest honor, is presented to an individual or group whose community service exemplifies the achievement of Yasui, who challenged the laws applied to Japanese-Americans during World War II and advocated for civil rights and liberties for American citizens, regardless of race or ethnicity. Seo received his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and his B.S. in engineering mechanics from the United States Air Force Academy. Seo served as a captain in the United States Air Force. About Snell & Wilmer Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Denver, Colorado; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com. ###