Delivering Results for Leading Global Companies

Our attorneys have handled complex matters across industries, from emerging startups to Fortune 500 companies. We become trusted advisors to clients, leveraging deep experience and strategic thinking to help them achieve their most critical objectives.

Whether guiding international mergers and acquisitions, forming strategic joint ventures, protecting intellectual property rights, or resolving high-stakes disputes, our team has consistently driven successful outcomes in the most challenging situations.

Joint Ventures & Foreign Enterprises

  • Negotiated manufacturing JV between US oilfield services company NationalOilwellVarco and Chinese partners
  • Guided European powder metal component manufacturer's establishment of China JV for local production
  • Supported major US paper bag company's Chinese manufacturing, sourcing and distribution arrangements
  • Assisted European automotive parts manufacturer with China JV to produce automotive liners and components
  • Advised US manufacturer Mueller Metal on China sourcing and US distribution matters

Dispute Resolution Victories

  • Secured dismissal of criminal smuggling charges against major US electronics manufacturer in China
  • Won favorable settlements for US commodities broker and knit importer in China contract disputes
  • Protected US genetics and fertility clinic's interests in China medical malpractice litigation
  • Supported European company in real estate dispute against Chinese SOE before CIETAC
  • Defended US manufacturer's interests in potential China patent infringement case

Licensing & IP Protection

  • Registered trademarks to enable US auto parts maker ERICO's tech transfer and licensing in China
  • Navigated import/export regulations for major European tech company's IT outsourcing to China
  • Guided expansion of US telecom equipment manufacturer and negotiated licensing deals in China
  • Supported US software company's trademark registration to enable licensing in China
  • Handled trademark portfolio for major US paper bag manufacturer to protect IP rights

Cross-Border M&A Deals

  • Represented life sciences giant in acquisition of Alabama company's China diagnostics and gene therapy business
  • Advised National Oilwell Varco on acquisition of Chinese state-owned industrial coating plant
  • Guided German conglomerate in acquisition of DuPont's China interests
  • Supported InBev's multi-billion euro acquisition of Chinese brewery

Technology Development in China

  • Supported US autostereoscopic display screen maker's China partnerships
  • Guided US aircraft manufacturer's China trademark protection and licensing
  • Assisted software providers with China market entry, IP protection and licensing
  • Navigated regulations for US hardware company importing advanced technology

Company Establishment & Operations

  • Incorporated WFOEs, Rep Offices and JVs for US companies entering China market
  • Guided operational matters for FIEs across industries like software, logistics, manufacturing
  • Advised high-growth companies like Stepán on China subsidiary launches and IP registration
  • Structured stock option plans for China employees of multinational US manufacturer

Manufacturing & Sourcing Support

  • Assisted US sporting equipment manufacturer with China distributor network
  • Structured supply arrangements for US instrumentation equipment distributor sourcing from China
  • Guided China manufacturing initiatives for US companies in motors, flooring, packaging and more
  • Helped major US companies like Mueller Metals and Tiffany & Co with China supply chains

Financing & Investment Transactions

  • Advised global private equity funds on acquisitions of China manufacturing companies
  • Guided offshore fund offering partnership interests to China institutional investors
  • Supported public biotech company's China joint venture financing matters
  • Represented venture capital firms in China tech investments and bridge loans

Real Estate & Development Projects

  • Advised Hong Kong real estate fund on $100M Shanghai office building investment
  • Guided development projects for US investors with 2,000+ acres of land
  • Supported retailer Tiffany & Co and waste management giant in China growth
  • Negotiated school leasing arrangements for US international school in Shanghai

Litigation & Regulatory Experience

  • Defended Chinese SOEs like Sinopec and CNPC in Texas courts, including billion-dollar case
  • Protected Chinese manufacturers in US consumer product safety investigations
  • Represented Beijing software company in million-dollar Texas breach of contract case
  • Guided Chinese multinationals on US immigration visa petitions

Hospitality, Retail & Franchising

  • Supported restaurant management company with franchising deals and operations
  • Advised hotel management group's China operations for major lodging brands
  • Guided US jeweler's China retail expansion and outlet partnerships
  • Assisted US private equity fund's China coffee shop franchising business
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