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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  • 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
  • Robert T. Watson

    Lawyer

    Robert Watson is an experienced trial lawyer and investigator who represents corporations and individuals in white-collar criminal defense matters, regulatory enforcement actions and internal investigations. Mr. Watson speaks Spanish and Portuguese and focuses on representing clients in connection with matters related to Latin America. 

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    Miami
    201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
    Miami, Florida 33131

    tel. +1 305 967 6132
  • 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
  • Margarita Wegner

    Analyst

    Margarita Wegner, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 448 6282
  • Hartley M. K. West

    Lawyer

    Hartley West is an accomplished trial lawyer with extensive experience in white-collar criminal and asset forfeiture matters. She has handled cases involving securities fraud, asset forfeiture, bank fraud, money laundering, antitrust, public corruption, health care fraud, national security and investigations. These matters often involve a connection between Asia-Pacific and the United States.

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    San Francisco
    150 California Street, 19th Floor
    San Francisco, California 94111

    tel. +1 415 582 4781
  • Polly Wilkins

    Lawyer

    Polly Wilkins advises ultra-high-net-worth individuals and international businesses with interests in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and offshore centers on mitigating business and reputational risks arising from high-profile cross-border investigations, complex civil and commercial litigation, white-collar crime and asset forfeiture defense.

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

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6595
  • Tonicia Williams

    Lawyer

    Tonicia Williams focuses her practice on international judgment enforcement, insolvency litigation and complex commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on matters covering both the offshore and onshore jurisdictions.

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

    tel. +1 345 749 4010
  • Cameron Wolfe

    Analyst

    Cameron Wolfe, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support in disputes involving financial products and services, internal investigations, and monitorships. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 658 4962
  • Jian Wu

    Lawyer

    Jian Wu is an international lawyer who represents clients in cross-border matters involving commercial disputes and investigations, with a focus on the People’s Republic of China.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 658 4892
  • Matthew Wu

    Analyst

    Matthew Wu, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides analysis related to financial products and services litigation. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 448 6285