Diona Park is a counsel in the Seoul office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. Ms. Park advises clients on derivatives and structured products, equity-linked products, and other capital markets transactions and related regulatory matters. Her clients range from financial institutions and corporations to private equity funds, fintech companies, and hedge funds on transactions including:  

  • Equity hedging and monetization transactions, including over-the-counter transactions such as forwards and collars and structured transactions
  • Share forward sales and related equity offerings, including at-the-market offerings
  • Convertible bond offerings and related bond hedge transactions and derivatives entered into by issuers on their own stock, including repurchase and financing derivatives
  • Margin loans secured by shares of publicly-traded issuers, diversified portfolios of securities, and/or debt securities
  • Loan-linked and deal-contingent rate, currency and commodity hedging transactions, and related regulatory advice
  • Prime brokerage and total return swap agreements and related netting, margin, and other regulatory issues
  • Structuring and advising on regulatory treatment of cryptocurrency derivative transactions

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Park worked in New York at leading international law firms and as an in-house legal counsel at JPMorgan’s investment banking group. 

Bar Qualification

  • Korea (Foreign Legal Consultant)
  • New York


  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
  • LL.B., Seoul National University School of Law
    magna cum laude, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies Scholar
  • LL.M., Seoul National University School of Law