K&L Gates, McKenna Long Set Sights On S. Korea

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT) -- K&L Gates LLP and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP have joined the growing batch of firms looking to expand their global reach to South Korea, as both have applied to open offices with the Korean Ministry of Justice, the firms confirmed Friday.

K&L Gates Chairman Peter Kalis told Law360 of his firm’s plans to apply, but declined to comment further. McKenna partner Song Jung also confirmed that his firm had sent in an application.

"We have been waiting for a long time for this opportunity for...
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