Our People

Our global offices allow us to bring together the right team of U.S. litigators, English barristers and solicitors (including Queen's Counsel), Hong Kong solicitors, and offshore lawyers equipped to handle the unique issues inherent in complex cross-border disputes and investigations. Our team of lawyers includes former U.S. federal and state prosecutors, English and offshore judges, and arbitrators. 

Our team of legal analysts work closely with the lawyers and, under their supervision, provide research and analysis for every stage of a matter. In addition, the lawyers are supported by an executive team of technology, e-discovery, case management, and public relations professionals to provide clients with practical business solutions that complement the legal strategy. 

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  • Carrie A. Tendler

    Lawyer

    Carrie Tendler handles high-stakes financial disputes, as well as international judgment and arbitration award enforcement and asset recovery matters. She develops and implements comprehensive, global asset tracing and strategic recovery plans, often involving simultaneous efforts throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1213
  • Peter Tyers-Smith

    Lawyer

    Peter Tyers-Smith is an English barrister who focuses his practice on complex commercial and insolvency litigation, often venues in offshore jurisdictions with ties to Asia, the U.S. or Latin America.  

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    Cayman Islands
    9 Forum Lane, Suite 3207
    Camana Bay, Grand Cayman
    Cayman Islands, KY1-9006

    tel. +1 345 749 4032
    British Virgin Islands
    Commerce House, Waterfront Drive
    Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
    British Virgin Islands

    tel. +1 284 852 1600
  • Kiran Unni

    Lawyer

    Kiran Unni is an English barrister focused on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, particularly those involving allegations of fraud and misconduct.

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    London
    Tower 42
    25 Old Broad Street
    London, EC2N 1HQ

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6586
  • George V. Utlik

    Lawyer

    George Utlik handles complex, cross-border insolvency cases filed under Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code as well as related litigation, inter-creditor disputes and judgment enforcement actions. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1266
  • Daniel Valenzuela

    Analyst

    Daniel Valenzuela, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving internal investigations and insolvency disputes.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1951
  • Jan Van Der Kuijp

    Analyst

    Jan Van Der Kuijp, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides analysis and research in matters involving government enforcement defense, internal investigations and international judgment enforcement. 

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    Shanghai
    42nd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2182
  • Andrew D. Wang

    Lawyer

    Andrew Wang focuses on bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes, government enforcement defense, internal investigations and monitorships.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. + 1 212 488 1285
  • Nan Wang

    Lawyer

    Nan Wang represents clients in cross-border disputes, especially in matters involving multinational companies and state-owned enterprises (SOE) operating in the People’s Republic of China.

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    Shanghai
    42nd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2187
  • Merrick Ricardo Watson

    Lawyer

    Merrick Watson focuses his practice on civil disputes, insolvency litigation and international judgment enforcement. He advises clients on matters that involve both onshore and offshore jurisdictions, including civil fraud cases, asset recovery and debtor-creditor disputes.

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    British Virgin Islands
    Commerce House, Waterfront Drive
    Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
    British Virgin Islands

    tel. +1 284 852 1603
  • Wade Weems

    Lawyer

    A former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, Wade Weems counsels corporations and individuals with Asia ties in cross-border criminal cases and internal investigations stemming from U.S. government enforcement actions, particularly those alleging bribery or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, theft, fraud and money laundering. 

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    Shanghai
    42nd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2189