Simpson Thacher to close Korea office while Shearman announces new opening

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is slated to close its office in South Korea, where the firm has operated a base for the past six years. The office opened in Seoul after the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement went into effect. The office is currently led by Simpson Thacher partner Youngjin Sohn. Meanwhile, Shearman & Sterling is slated to open a new office in South Korea, but has not confirmed any other details or timing related to the opening.

legalbusinessonline.com Simpson Thacher to close Korea office while Shearman announces new opening
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 legalbusinessonline.com