Law: In Hot Water? Call Hundley

Behind Korea's Park is a top Washington defense attorney

When Tongsun Park touches down in Washington this week for his rendezvous with congressional Koreagate probers, he will have few legal problems to fear. Attorney William G. Hundley, a wry, wisecracking former Justice Department crime fighter, has arranged full immunity from prosecution for Park in return for his testimony in criminal proceedings. If Park testifies truthfully before congressional committees, he will return to Korea a free man, largely as the result of Hundley's hard bargaining.

The Park deal explains why Hundley, 52, a gregarious Irishman...

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