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Welcome to Sul Lee Law Firm, your reliable local legal representation in the US.

International or Korean-American-owned businesses in Texas face unique challenges. From gaining entry to the market to engaging in transactions, from resolving disputes to protecting intellectual property, having an experienced Dallas business attorney is essential. That’s where Sul Lee Law Firm steps in.

With the global growth of semiconductor companies, there is a rising trend of various Korean semiconductor and high-tech companies venturing into the US market. Alongside Korean semiconductor-related companies like Samsung, many distribution and supply chain companies are also actively entering the market. Furthermore, large corporations like Tesla and Samsung are relocating to Texas, particularly Taylor and Austin.

Our firm represents numerous Korean manufacturers and service companies, offering diverse legal services and business advice needed for Korean companies expanding into the US market. Our team of six attorneys possesses significant cultural diversity, and both Principal Attorney, Sul Lee and other attorneys and staff are proficient in English and Korean, with an understanding of Korean business culture. We strive to provide the best legal services to Korean companies.

As a local law firm, we understand the contemporary business landscape in Dallas and work with clients to help protect their interests. With insight into Korean culture and relevant state and federal laws, we have the skills and experience to guide your business. Call our office today for a consultation. 

Texas Incorporation Services For Korean Businesses in Dallas

Texas incorporations face unique challenges that differ from established businesses. Selecting an appropriate business structure is essential because it impacts matters ranging from liability to taxes to fundraising opportunities. Our Dallas business law attorneys can guide you through the business formation process and help to choose the business entity best suited for your business. Options include:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Limited liability company (LLC)
  • S-corp
  • C-corp
  • Joint venture

We can also assist with creating foundational documents, such as Articles of Incorporation, bylaws, partnership agreements, operating agreements, and shareholder agreements. Above all, we are committed to helping International and Korean companies establish a solid foundation and guiding them on their entrepreneurial journey.

Sul Lee PLLC provides tailored legal assistance for Korean companies establishing operations in the US. Incorporation is a crucial process when expanding into the US market, and we offer customized legal solutions based on Korean companies’ preferences and objectives, helping them establish the most suitable corporate structure.

Representing Clients in Business Transactions

Sul Lee Law Firm advises International and Korean corporations on a wide range of business transactions. Whether buying or selling a business or entering mergers and acquisitions, trust our experienced Dallas business attorneys to protect your rights and interests. We have extensive experience negotiating, preparing, and reviewing underlying transaction documents, including:

  • Letters of intent
  • Purchase and sales agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Nondisclosure agreements
  • IP licensing agreements

Our legal team has the knowledge and skill to prepare well-conceived agreements that allow your business to engage in successful transactions. We also conduct due diligence investigations and work to close business deals expediently. 

Dallas Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Attorneys

Business disputes that go unresolved can disrupt operations and damage your reputation in the marketplace, which adds to the challenges facing Korean businesses in Texas. At Sul Lee Law Firm, we work strategically to resolve all types of business disputes:

  • Business fraud 
  • Business collections
  • Contract disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Tortious interference 
  • Customer disputes
  • Employment disputes (employer side)
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Real estate and construction disputes
  • Business dissolutions 

No matter the dispute facing your business, having the strategic representation we provide is crucial. Because disputes can be costly and disrupt your operation, we often recommend pursuing alternative dispute resolution methods (e.g. negotiations, mediation, arbitration). When litigation is inevitable, we provide aggressive courtroom representation. 

Protecting Your Intellectual Property

We are keenly aware of the challenges for International and Korean businesses in bringing new products to the marketplace and protecting their intellectual property. Our legal team is well-versed in the full spectrum of IP matters:


Copyright protection, enforcement, and defense are increasingly challenging in a rapidly evolving legal landscape. We represent clients across multiple industries on complex copyright matters. Our comprehensive services include:

  • Assisting with copyright registrations
  • Preparing and sending cease and desist letters to stop infringements
  • Litigating copyright infringements if necessary

Above all, we are committed to protecting our clients’ copyrights and helping them achieve their goals. 


Our legal team advises clients on patent applications with the USPTO, including design and utility patents. Our attorneys are highly experienced in all phases of patent prosecution, such as:

  • Conducting prior art and clearance searches
  • Drafting patent applications
  • Responding to Office Actions

Let us help you bring your innovations to the market and protect your patent rights. 


Procuring trademarks helps Korean businesses establish a brand identity and avoid customer confusion. In the event of infringement, taking swift and decisive legal action is crucial to protect your trademark rights. Our trademark services include:

  • Conducting trademark searches of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database
  • Assisting clients with trademark registrations
  • Preparing cease and desist letters and responses
  • Handling cancellation and opposition proceedings
  • Prosecuting and defending trademark litigation

You can depend on Sul Lee Law Firm to help you maintain your competitive edge in the marketplace.

Trade Secrets

We help International and Korean businesses protect their confidential business information and trade secrets by preparing non-compete and nondisclosure agreements to prevent the misappropriation of trade secrets. 

General Counsel Services for Korean Businesses in Dallas

For businesses that do not have in-house counsel, we provide general counsel services on the following matters:

  • Franchise law (franchisors and franchisees)
  • Commercial real estate transactions (purchases and leases)
  • Corporate governance
  • Financing 
  • State/federal tax planning
  • Employment Law
  • Risk management
  • Dispute resolution

Our firm is available to advise on day-to-day legal issues or can be retained on a more comprehensive basis for specific matters and projects. 

Construction and Development Contracts: Sul Lee Law Firm boasts substantial experience in commercial real estate matters. We offer specialized legal advice and representation in issues such as contract drafting, contract violations, dispute resolution, real estate transactions, landlord-tenant relationships, and other commercial law matters.

Labor and Employment Law: Comprised of employment law experts, Sul Lee Law Firm assists Korean companies with their US employment-related matters. We provide legal advice and support in labor law compliance, employment contract drafting, wage issues, employment-related disputes, employee termination, and other employment law matters. Korean companies often face various issues due to differences between international and US employment laws. With our team of employment law specialists, we provide legal advice and support to ensure Korean companies can handle US employment-related issues effectively.

Why Sul Lee Law Firm?

Because we are a local law firm, we have insight into the Dallas business community and the unique needs of Korean businesses. With our legal knowledge and innate understanding of Korean culture, we work to protect our client’s interests and help them achieve their objectives. Above all, we provide our clients and the communities we serve with the highest standards of professional excellence. When you become our client, you can expect to receive informed representation and personalized attention. Sul Lee PLLC is committed to providing the best possible legal services for Korean companies seeking successful expansion into the US market. 

Representing International and Korean Businesses in Texas 

Whether you are a startup or an established business, enlisting the services of an experienced Dallas business attorney at Sul Lee Law Firm is a wise choice. Contact our office today for a confidential consultation. For inquiries, feel free to contact us at or call our Korean service at 214-206-4064, and we will be happy to assist you.