Fox Rothschild’s Wan-Mo Kang Appointed Regional President of WAHSJuly 6, 2015 – Press Releases
As worldwide interest in South Korean entertainment culture continues to surge, Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Wan-Mo Kang, a partner in the firm’s Princeton office, has been appointed Regional President of the U.S. East Branch of the World Association of Hallyu Studies (WAHS), an association dedicated to promoting Hallyu Studies throughout the world. Hallyu means “Korean Wave,” more popularly known as “K-Pop,” and covers a wide range of Korean culture from Korean music and theater to food and fashion.
As president, Kang will be responsible for providing news and research on Hallyu in the eastern United States, organizing local Hallyu-related activities, including regional conferences and workshops, and participating in the annual WAHS World Congress for Hallyu.
Fox Rothschild is home to a coast-to-coast team of entertainment lawyers who provide comprehensive brand building services to a wide range of talent and corporations in the entertainment industry, including international entities from Korea and other countries seeking to enter the U.S. market. Fox attorneys devise innovative and sophisticated strategies for celebrities and businesses to develop and capitalize their brands using a variety of delivery platforms and digital media outlets, helping to shape many careers and launch many businesses and to achieve new levels of success.
In his legal practice at Fox, Kang represents and advises a wide range of major Korean companies doing business in the United States for matters such as incorporation, branch office opening, draft and negotiation of business and employment contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, technology transfer, complex commercial litigation.
Kang is also active in the Korean American community. A founding member of the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium, Inc. and Korean Community Center of Greater Princeton, Inc., he has served on the board of trustees for The Korea Report and the National Executive Board of the Asian Pacific-American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO. He has contributed numerous columns and articles about the U.S. law and Korean American Community issues to the Korea Central Daily News, New York.
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