US Firms Head To Korea In Wake Of Free Trade Deal

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 9:04 PM EST) -- With the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement going into effect Thursday, American law firms with established South Korean clients are hurriedly submitting their applications for Seoul offices, but the rush is likely to be limited to firms with existing Korean practices — at least for now, attorneys say.

Firms that already boast a strong Korean client base have been quick to share their excitement over the prospect of opening an office in Seoul, which will allow them to strengthen relationships with existing clients, expand their presence in...
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