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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  • Colton Wade

    Analyst

    Colton Wade, under supervision of the firm’s lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense and cross-border litigation involving international private clients.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 993 1756
  • Xinyi Wan

    Analyst

    Xinyi Wan, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense.

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    Shanghai
    43rd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2184
  • Rachel K. Warren

    Lawyer

    Rachel Warren helps clients find solutions to high-stakes commercial and financial disputes. She is particularly experienced in matters involving: securities and structured finance litigation; corporate governance matters; secured and unsecured financing matters; breach of contract claims; real estate investment disputes; and complex commercial litigation stemming from collateralized debt obligations and residential and commercial mortgage-backed security transactions.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 876 9867
  • Alexandra Warshay

    Analyst

    Alexandra Warshay, 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. +1 646 453 1175
  • 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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    BVI
    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
    43rd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2189
  • William Weightman

    Analyst

    William Weightman, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense and monitorships with a focus on the People's Republic of China.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1958
  • Hartley M.K. West

    Lawyer

    Hartley M.K. West is an accomplished trial and investigations attorney who specializes in complex, high-stakes government enforcement defense and asset forfeiture matters, often involving a connection between Asia-Pacific and the United States. Based in San Francisco, she regularly assists corporations and executives facing investigations into alleged violations of antitrust, fraud, corruption, trade secret, export enforcement and money laundering laws. 

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

    tel. +1 415 582 4781
  • Nathan Whittingham

    Litigation Assistant

    Nathan Whittingham, 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 6244
  • Roger Wilkes

    Chief Operating Officer

    Roger Wilkes is the Chief Operating Officer at Kobre & Kim. He has more than 18 years of experience in professional services, including more than a decade leading operations and transformation. Mr. Wilkes provides strategic vision, insights and leadership throughout Kobre & Kim’s entire organization to drive success. Mr. Wilkes oversees the entire operations function that supports the legal practice on a daily basis, and promotes continuity while maximizing efficiency and innovation.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1290