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Montgomery McCracken Elects Two New Partners

June 1, 2020


Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Wook Chung and John J. Powell have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Chung, located in the firm’s New York office, was previously of counsel. Powell, located in the firm’s Philadelphia office, was an associate.

“We are thrilled to welcome Wook and John to the firm’s partnership,” said Richard M. Simins, Chairman of Montgomery McCracken. “They are truly valuable assets to our clients and our firm. We look forward to their leadership in helping shape the future of Montgomery McCracken.”

Chung is a member of the firm’s Business Department. He serves as an outside general counsel to many corporate clients, from start-ups to multinational companies. He focuses his practice on commercial transactions, contract negotiations, and general employment law – providing counseling on commercial litigation and risk management of the various aspects of the clients’ business operations, including shipping and logistics. He has extensive experience handling regulatory and compliance issues involving the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Shipping Act, and Proposition 65 issues. He also advises clients on class action disputes, antitrust matters, and products liability litigation.

Powell is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. He handles a wide variety of complex litigation, including high-stakes commercial disputes, intellectual property, white-collar criminal, securities, and antitrust matters in federal and state courts around the country and in international arbitration.

About Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken is a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. The firm represents leading businesses, multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals across a wide range of industries in complex litigation matters, significant corporate transactions and challenging disputes. Follow the firm on Twitter at @MMWR_Law.