Kobre & Kim is the Latest Am Law 200 Firm to Launch in Shanghai
October 24, 2017
Publication: The American Lawyer International
Marking its third Asia office, Kobre & Kim has opened its doors in Shanghai, offering special conflicts counsel in multijurisdictional joint venture disputes and independent internal investigations. The firm’s expanded Asia presence bolsters it ability to serve multinational clients operating in China and Chinese companies with foreign interests. Office representative Shaun Wu told The American Lawyer International that, “[u]nlike many other international firms, we didn’t come to Shanghai following the firm’s institutional clients. We are here to be what I call the first conflict-free disputes and investigations firm in Shanghai.”
Together with the firm’s offices in the United States, UK, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Hong Kong, the firm’s Shanghai presence offers Chinese businesses an integrated advocacy team qualified to practice in key business jurisdictions. Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Wade Weems will join the office in 2018 upon approval from Chinese authorities, joining Mr. Wu and Shanghai native Nan Wang.
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