New York, NY September 23, 2012Cohen & Gresser will launch its Seoul, South Korea office in October 2012.  Cohen & Gresser is the fourth U.S. law firm to win approval from the Korean government to open an office in Seoul under the recently ratified Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.  It plans to use this office to service its existing Korean clients and to grow its Korean practice.

Cohen & Gresser partner S.C. Sohn will lead the Seoul office. Mr. Sohn’s practice focuses on international arbitration, cross-border litigation, products liability, intellectual property, and international business transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital investments, and joint ventures). He also has substantial experience in technology transfers and licensing.

Cohen & Gresser is a boutique law firm with offices in New York City and Seoul, and represents clients throughout the world. Founded in 2002, the Firm has grown to nearly fifty lawyers in four practice groups: Litigation and Arbitration; Intellectual Property and Licensing; White Collar Defense, Regulatory Enforcement and Internal Investigations; and Corporate Law.