Title: 왜 오수재인가 / Why Her?
Also known as: Why Oh Soo Jae?
Genre: Mystery, Melodrama, Romance
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2022-June-03 to 2022-July-23
Air time: Friday & Saturday 22:00 KST
Oh Soo-Jae (Seo Hyun-Jin) is a lawyer, talented enough to become the youngest partner at TK Law Firm. The law firm is widely considered as the best in South Korea. Oh Soo-Jae is driven by her desire to win cases and also her self-righteous principles. She has lived her life to achieve success, but she gets involved in an unexpected case and she gets demoted to work as an adjunct professor at a law school.
At the law school, Oh Soo-Jae meets Gong Chan (Hwang In-Yeop). He is a student there. Gong Chan has experienced a painful past, but he still has a warm heart. He falls in love with Oh Soo-Jae and he would do anything for her.
Meanwhile, Choi Tae-Kook (Heo Jun-Ho) is the chairman of TK Law Firm. He would do anything to satisfy his desires, even if it’s illegal or immoral.
- “Why Her?” takes over SBS’ Friday & Saturday 22:00 time slot previously occupied by “Again My Life” and followed by “Today’s Webtoon” on July 29, 2022.
Seo Hyun Jin as Oh Soo Jae
Hwang In Yup as Gong Chan
– Lee Eugene as Gong Chan (young)
Heo Joon Ho as Choi Tae Kook
Bae In Hyuk as Choi Yoon Sang
TK law firm
Jeon Jin Ki as Ha Il Goo
Lee Kyung Young as Han Seong Bum
Lee Joo Woo as Song Mi Rim
Ji Seung Hyun as Choi Joo Wan
Park Shin Woo as Han Dong Oh
Seojung University Law school faculty and students
Kim Chang Wan as Baek Jin Ki
Ji Joo Yun as Jung Hee Yeong
Lee Jin Hyuk as Nam Chun Poong
Son Ji Hyun as Na Se Ryun
Kim Ji Hwi as Park Jo Gyo
Kim Jae Hwa as Jo Kang Ha
Lee Kyu Sung as So Hyung Chil
Bae Hae Sun as Ji Soon Ok
Cha Chung Hwa as Chae Joon Hee
Choi Young Joon as Yoon Se Pil
Kim Joong Don as Do Jin Myung
Seo Jin Won as Kim Sang Man
Jo Dal Hwan as Goo Goo Gap
The New Managing Partner
Oh Soo Jae is a unique character at TK Law Firm and the wider legal professional community. She didn’t go to college, but she’s known for being a cut throat, star attorney.
Professor Oh Soo Jae
Soo Jae is forced to take time off from working at TK Law Firm after rumours circulate that she drove Park So Young to suicide.
The Director Of The Legal Clinic Center
Soo Jae continues to face backlash over the suicide of Park So Young. With people attacking her left and right, only a handful of her students stand by her side.
The Park Ji Young Case
Director Baek tells Soo Jae to take on Park Ji Young’s case as the Legal Center’s first official case.
The One You Can Trust
Sensing that she’s in imminent danger, Soo Jae calls Gong Chan for help. Gong Chan arrives at her place and runs into a mysterious guy wearing a mask and gets into a scuffle.
Her Price Tag
Soo Jae offers an undeniable deal to trade what she has on Choi Tae Guk for seventy million dollars. Knowing that she has the upper hand, Tae Guk accepts the deal that heavily favours Soo Jae.
Her Moment Of Crisis
Soo Jae shakes in fear when she realizes that she almost got killed in a car explosion involving Hong Seok Pal’s death.
Her Proof Of Innocence
Soo Jae gets arrested and locked up in a detention center after being accused of instigating Hong Seok Pal to murder Park So Young.
Her Favourite Place
After the release, Soo Jae ends up living in Chan’s house with his roommates until her building’s renovation is finished.
Her And His Past
A serious incident breaks out at Yeongpyeong District Construction Site, and everyone involved in Hansu Bio’s sell-off is summoned at once.
What Gong Chan Tried To Hide From Soo Jae
After finding out what Gong Chan has been hiding from Soo Jae all along, Soo Jae feels devastated and keeps a distance from him.
His Reason To Go On
Yoon Sang organizes a meeting in the hopes of letting Chan know the unrevealed details of his case.
Director Baek holds a mock trial where students play the roles of judges, prosecutors, defendants, and witnesses before he resigns from university.
Soo Jae knew about Tae Guk’s way of handling things, but when she finds out what he did to her and her daughter, she breaks down.
After seeing her daughter die right before her eyes, Soo Jae falls into deep grief. She disappears with a letter left for Chan.
Episode 16 (END)
This Is Her
At the disciplinary hearing, all parties claim their innocence, but no one seems to admit to their wrongdoings except for Soo Jae.