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Jae Woo Park is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of our Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Jae Woo advises and counsels public companies, financial sponsors, including private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and their respective portfolio companies on a wide variety of U.S. and cross border transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers, equity purchases, asset acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures and dispositions. He represents clients in a broad range of industries, including healthcare, industrial, technology, financial services and aerospace and defense.

In addition, Jae Woo advises the board of directors and senior executives of companies on general corporate governance, management and operational related matters.  Prior to joining Proskauer, Jae Woo served as an assistant general counsel at UTC Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation.

On May 7, 2018, the United States implemented the “zero tolerance” family separation policy, directing immigration authorities to systematically separate children from their parents at the border, a practice that had been ongoing as early as November 2017.  The stated purpose of this policy was to deter future migrants from attempting to cross the border, including migrants seeking asylum in the United States fleeing violence or persecution in their home countries.  Although the government formally ended the policy in June 2018 following widespread public outcry, many hundreds of children remain separated from their parents.  To address this problem, on February 2, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order in an effort to reunite children separated from their families at the United States-Mexico border.  Numerous nonprofit agencies and law firms, including Proskauer, have stepped forward to help victims of family separation obtain humanitarian parole and become reunited with their families.