Fox Rothschild Sponsors International Association of Korean Lawyers Conference in Seoul
Partner Wan-Mo Kang Elected Regional Governor of IAKL
Fox Rothschild LLP recently sponsored the 15th Annual Conference of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL), which was held in Seoul, Korea on October 11-14, 2007. More than 200 attorneys of Korean descent from all over the world participated in the event.
Fox partner Wan-Mo Kang served as a moderator for a labor and employment law panel during the event. The panel discussed labor and employment issues associated with business in Korea, China and the United States.
At the event, Kang was elected Regional Governor of the IAKL for Philadelphia and New Jersey, and Fox partner Min S. Suh was elected to the board. In 2008, the Conference will be held in Philadelphia, with Suh leading the host committee.
Kang is the chair of Fox’s International Practice Group. He represents and advises a wide range of major Korean companies doing business in the U.S. for matters such as incorporation, branch office opening, draft and negotiation of business and employment contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, technology transfer, and complex commercial litigation.
Born in Puyo, South Korea, Kang is active in the Korean American community. A founding member of the Young Korean American Service and Education Center, Inc., and the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium, Inc., he has served on the board of trustees for The Korea Report, and the National Executive Board, Asian Pacific-American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO.
Suh focuses her practice on representing multinational and domestic corporations in business immigration matters before the U.S. Departments of State, Labor and Homeland Security. She manages complex immigration matters and trains employers on topics such as employment verification compliance, hiring practices and employment discrimination. Her experience also includes representing employers in employer sanction cases under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.