MINJE SHIN is a managing associate in the Litigation group of the firm’s Chicago office. Minje has represented corporations and individuals in complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. He has experience across all phases of litigation including pleadings, dispositive motions, discovery, trial preparation, and appeals. Minje also maintains a robust pro bono practice and has represented clients in asylum proceedings and prisoner’s rights litigation.
Minje is a graduate of Harvard Law School where he served as the Alumni Relations Chair for the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. During Law School, he interned with the economic crimes and cybercrimes units of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. As a student, Minje also worked for the Attorneys General in Massachusetts and Oregon on criminal and appellate matters.
Minje earned his B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston College. There, he received distinctions for his thesis research on Platonic dialectic. Minje also serves on the Executive Committee for the Boston College AHANA Alumni Advisory Council, promoting engagement from fellow alumni of color.
Prior to joining Sidley, Minje clerked for the Honorable Edmond E. Chang of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and practiced at a global law firm where he represented clients in white collar, employment, corporate governance, and government enforcement matters.