Lawyers

Denver
555 Seventeenth St.
Suite 3400
Denver, CO 80202


Education

J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1999

B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1992

Honors

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Commercial Litigation (2017)

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation (2010-2016)

APABA Colorado's Minoru Yasui Award (2014)

Byeongsook Seo is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. He took an interesting path to becoming an attorney. Before attending law school, Mr. Seo served as an Officer in the United States Air Force after earning an engineering degree from the United States Air Force Academy. This unique experience has served Mr. Seo well in addressing an ever changing array of subjects.

Mr. Seo has applied his experiences to a broad range of subjects which include the representation of individual clients as well as Fortune 500 companies in complex intellectual property and commercial matters. He has represented high-tech clients in disputes that ranged from patent and trade secret enforcement actions to disputes over the sale of high-tech products. His clients have sought his guidance in disputes related to failed business ventures and disputes among business partners, shareholders and directors. He has defended many officers and directors from lawsuits arising out of their business dealings.

Mr. Seo has represented clients in real estate litigation that involved construction defects, architectural issues, commercial landlord/tenant disputes and disputes regarding real estate development projects. He has represented commercial landlords and tenants in litigation over possession of property and damages.

Mr. Seo represents investors in disputes arising out of their private investments. Many of his cases have involved hearings regarding extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and receiverships. Mr. Seo is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, receivership hearings and arbitrations.

Admissions

Colorado
United States District Court, District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Memberships

American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, (President 2005 – 2006)

Community Involvement

APABA Foundation, Board Member (2005-2006, 2009-Present)
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, Board Member (2013-Present)
Colorado Lawyers Committee (Election Task Force member, Weld County Predatory Consumer Practices Task Force member, Food Stamp Litigation Task Force member (2005-Present))
Theatre Esprit Asia, Secretary, Board Member and Secretary (2013-Present)
Asian Pacific Development Center, Board Member (2010-2013)
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, President (2005-2006) and Board Member (2004-2006)
Community Resource Center, Board Member (2007-2010)

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Contact

(303) 200-6846

bseo@gordonrees.com


Offices

Denver

Education

J.D., University of Denver College of Law, 1999

B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1992

Honors

Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Commercial Litigation (2017)

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation (2010-2016)

APABA Colorado's Minoru Yasui Award (2014)

Byeongsook Seo

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Biography

Byeongsook Seo is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. He took an interesting path to becoming an attorney. Before attending law school, Mr. Seo served as an Officer in the United States Air Force after earning an engineering degree from the United States Air Force Academy. This unique experience has served Mr. Seo well in addressing an ever changing array of subjects.

Mr. Seo has applied his experiences to a broad range of subjects which include the representation of individual clients as well as Fortune 500 companies in complex intellectual property and commercial matters. He has represented high-tech clients in disputes that ranged from patent and trade secret enforcement actions to disputes over the sale of high-tech products. His clients have sought his guidance in disputes related to failed business ventures and disputes among business partners, shareholders and directors. He has defended many officers and directors from lawsuits arising out of their business dealings.

Mr. Seo has represented clients in real estate litigation that involved construction defects, architectural issues, commercial landlord/tenant disputes and disputes regarding real estate development projects. He has represented commercial landlords and tenants in litigation over possession of property and damages.

Mr. Seo represents investors in disputes arising out of their private investments. Many of his cases have involved hearings regarding extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and receiverships. Mr. Seo is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals, injunction hearings, receivership hearings and arbitrations.

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Admissions

Colorado
United States District Court, District of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Memberships

American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, (President 2005 – 2006)

Community Involvement

APABA Foundation, Board Member (2005-2006, 2009-Present)
Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, Board Member (2013-Present)
Colorado Lawyers Committee (Election Task Force member, Weld County Predatory Consumer Practices Task Force member, Food Stamp Litigation Task Force member (2005-Present))
Theatre Esprit Asia, Secretary, Board Member and Secretary (2013-Present)
Asian Pacific Development Center, Board Member (2010-2013)
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado, President (2005-2006) and Board Member (2004-2006)
Community Resource Center, Board Member (2007-2010)

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