Baker & McKenzie lures Locke Lord Edwards partner
Baker & McKenzie has lured the managing partner of Locke Lord Edwards' New York offices, Huhnsik Chung, to join the firm as partner in New York.
Chung joined legacy firm Edwards, Wildman Palmer in 2002 and eventually became managing partner of the firm's New York office. When the firm merged with Lock Lorde, forming Locke Lorde Edwards in January 2015, Chung served as managing partner for the merged firms' two New York offices.
Chung's practice revolves around insurance and reinsurance. He resolves complex disputes for insurers in domestic and international arbitrations and litigations. The industries that his practice covers are a broad range from oil and energy, marine, technology and media to financial institutions, securities, aviation and professional services.