Covington To Launch Seoul Office By July

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP plans to open a Seoul office in light of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement and has tapped a veteran Korean litigator to lead the expansion, the firm announced Monday.

William H.Y. Park, former foreign counsel of Korean law firm Apex, will open the office as partner. Covington senior of counsel Daniel Spiegel, former United States permanent representative to the European office of the United Nations, will join Park in Seoul. The Korean Ministry of Justice should clear the firm for operation in about...
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