O'Melveny Opens 7th Asia Office In Seoul

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 5:07 PM EST) -- O'Melveny & Myers LLP has opened its first South Korean office following final approval from the Korean Ministry of Justice, marking its 16th office worldwide and seventh Asian location, the firm said Tuesday.

The firm announced its intentions to expand into Seoul in June alongside several other American firms eager to take advantage of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, which was signed last year and went into effect in March.

Los Angeles-based partner Joseph Kim, head of O'Melveny’s Korea practice, will continue to oversee the practice,...
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