Won Seok Ko is reputed as one of the leading litigators in Korea with extensive experience. He primarily practices in finance, general corporate and administrative litigation.
Mr Ko received his LLB from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1984, and he also studied at the Judicial Research and Training Institute at the Supreme Court of Korea. He was a visiting scholar at Stanford Law School from 1997 to 1998. He is a member of the Korean Bar Association and the Seoul Bar Association.
Prior to joining Lee & Ko, Mr Ko served as a judge in various courts, including the Seoul District Court Northern Branch, the Seoul Civil District Court, the Seoul District Court Eastern Branch and the Seoul High Court. He was also the research judge at the Supreme Court of Korea from 1999 to 2001.
In 2002, he became a professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute at the Supreme Court of Korea, where he taught civil litigation.