H. Young Shin

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

H. Young Shin, head of Skadden’s Korea practice, is based in the Seoul office and has worked on a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, energy-related investments, joint ventures, project finance, real estate development and investments, and corporate finance transactions.

Mr. Shin worked in the firm’s New York office for 15 years before relocating to Seoul.  He is recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific as one of the leading lawyers in the region. Mr. Shin’s experience includes the representation of, among others:

  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of LoopPay, Inc., a mobile payments company and its multihundred million dollar acquisition of a majority stake in Novaled AG;
  • Samsung SDS Co., Ltd. and Samsung Networks Co., Ltd. in the internal restructuring of their U.S. subsidiaries by way of merger;
  • Korean Investment Corporation, a sovereign wealth fund, in structuring and reviewing investments in various private equity and hedge fund investments;
  • Visteon Corporation in the US$3.6 billion sale of its 70 percent stake in Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. to an affiliate of Hahn & Company, a private equity firm, and Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.;
  • Honam Petrochemical Corp., an affiliate of Lotte Group, in its US$1.5 billion proposed acquisition of Dow Chemical’s Styron plastic business unit;
  • GS Energy and GS Global with their US$250 million acquisition of undivided working interest in Longfellow Energy’s Mississippian Lime assets in Oklahoma through a joint venture;
  • SK Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. as the lead sponsor of its US$1 billion proposed development and construction of road tunnel under the Istanbul Strait in Turkey;
  • Simone Asset Managers in its real estate investment in vacant land in California and a hotel in Manhattan, New York.


  • J.D., Columbia University, 1999
  • M.B.A., Yale University, 1996
  • M.A., Yale University, 1994
  • B.A., Harvard University, 1993


  • Foreign Legal Consultant Korea
  • New York
  • New Jersey


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