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Hae Sung Nam

Partner


Hae Sung Nam joined Kaplan Fox in 1999 and became a partner of the firm in 2005. Since joining the firm, Ms. Nam has been representing consumers, employees, and investors in complex class actions and multi-district litigation in districts throughout the country for over 20 years. More recently, Ms. Nam was appointed as co-lead counsel for lead plaintiff’s in In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation.  

Ms. Nam has played integral roles in a number of the firm’s notable cases, including In re Bank of America Corp., Securities, Derivative, and ERISA Litigation, No. 1:09-md-020508-PKC (S.D.N.Y.), In re Fannie Mae Securities Litigation, No. 08-cv-7831-PAC (S.D.N.Y.), and In re Ambac Financial Group, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 08-411-NRB (S.D.N.Y.). 

Ms. Nam also has substantial experience prosecuting antitrust matters on behalf of various classes and opt-outs, including In re Keurig Green Mountain Single-Serve Coffee Antitrust Litigation, 1:14-md-02542 (S.D.N.Y), In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, 1:05-md-01720 (E.D.N.Y), and In re Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation, No. 03-cv-2920 (W.D. Pa.). Recently, Ms. Nam was appointed interim co-lead counsel by U.S. District Court Judge James Donato in the important Google Play Store antitrust litigation concerning Google's alleged anticompetitive use of contractual and technological barriers to foreclose Android users' ability to utilize app distributionplatforms other than Google Play Store. See In re Google Play Consumer Antitrust Litigation, 20-cv-05761 (N.D. Cal).

Ms. Nam also has a focus on prosecuting opt-out securities actions on behalf of the firm's public pension fund clients. Ms. Nam was one of the core team members that recently prosecuted and settled an opt-out action on behalf of Ohio PERS arising out of the fraud at Pertrobras in Brazil. She also played a siginificant role in AOL Time Warner Cases I & II  and State Treasuer of the State of Michigan v. Tyco International, Ltd., No. 08-cv-1340 (D.N.H.).

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Nam was an associate with Kronish Lieb Weiner & Hellman LLP, where she trained as a transactional attorney in general corporate securities law and mergers and acquisitions.

 

Ms. Nam graduated, magna cum laude, with a dual degree in political science and public relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Ms. Nam obtained her law degree, with honors, from George Washington University Law School. During law school, Ms. Nam was a member of the George Washington University Law Review. She is the author of a case note, “Radio – Inconsistent Application Rule,” 64 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. (1996).

Education:
B.A., magna cum laude, Syracuse University (1994)
J.D., with honors, George Washington University School of Law (1997)

Bar Affiliations and Court Admissions:
Bar of the State of New York (1998)
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York