Quinn Emanuel hires MP for new Hong Kong base
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has hired John Rhie of South Korean firm Kim & Chang to be chair of the Asian International Arbitration practice, and, pending regulatory approval, the managing partner of the firm’s first office in Hong Kong.
If approval for the new ffice is granted by the authorities, Rhie will be joined in Hong King by senior partner Carey Ramos.
“We have been planning the opening of another office in Asia for some time, and of course we would like this to be in Hong Kong,” said the firm’s managing partner, John Quinn. “John is a perfect fit for our international arbitration platform and our Asia strategy in particular. Carey brings a wealth of experience in representing Asian companies in complex business disputes. Together, John and Carey present a formidable team to expand our practice in Asia.”