About IPG

Asia Law Leading English-Speaking Lawyers in KoreaGlobally-Experienced — Locally-Connected 

Our New York attorneys and business professionals are intentionally different from the crowd.  We love to work on the most complicated and contentious New York and international legal issues and enjoy providing proactive street-smart advice.  

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We are Intentionally Different from other New York Law Firms.   Law Firms are, often, criticized for lacking the will or ability to provide efficient, proactive and non-conflicted representation to clients.  Clients and international law firms often turn to IPG after discovering this reality.  Our Firm and its lawyers have been recognized by leading legal rating agencies because of our strong  New York legal experience, international experience, a cutting-edge case management system and real on-the-ground international legal experience coupled with a fierce passion for success.

Sean Hayes Who's Who LegalNumerous international legal rating services have recognized our attorneys as leading attorneys in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Entertainment Law, Franchise Law and Criminal Defense Law.  We work with leading retried judges, prosecutors, government officials and ex-international law firm lawyers and corporate counsel to provide effective and efficient legal solutions.

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  • Antitrust, Competition & FTC
  • Arbitration, Int’l & Domestic
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Corporate Law & Compliance
  • Employment, Labor & Compensation
  • Entertainment, Media & Sport
  • Estate Law & Family Asset Protection
  • Family Law (Divorce &Custody)
  • Franchising & Distribution
  • International Trade
  • Intellectual Property
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Clients (Family Law, Inheritance, Estate & Asset Protection)
  • SMEs & Growing Enterprises
  • Technology & New Tech Companies
  • Real Estate
  • Retail, Consumer & Online
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax & Customs Team

Sean Hayes

Known for his street-smart advice & proactive advocacy. Sean works with senior retired judges, senior officials and leading attorneys in contentious and transactional matters. First non-Korean lawyer (NY) to work at Korean Courts and one of the first non-Korean law professors. Rated a top lawyer by major rating agencies.