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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  • Jaehwa Hwang

    Analyst

    Jaehwa Hwang focuses his practice on representing institutional clients in government enforcement and intellectual property matters, particularly those related to green energy, engineering, construction and heavy industries with a nexus to Korea. He has experience in arbitration and corporate governance matters, as well as facing civil and criminal investigations from the government.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 453 1142
  • Nicholas Ickovic

    Lawyer

    Nicholas Ickovic is an experienced commercial litigator focused on representing institutional and individual clients in complex cross-border disputes involving financial products and services. He has experience in matters dealing with debt and equity securities issuances, contract disputes and shareholder disputes.

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

    tel. +1 415 582 4756
  • Francesca Ip

    Lawyer

    Francesca Ip focuses on international judgment and award enforcement and cross-border asset recovery, with experience in complex Hong Kong and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration disputes. 

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    Hong Kong
    Champion Tower, 25th Floor
    3 Garden Road
    Central, Hong Kong

    tel. +852 2127 3217
  • Kandy James

    Litigation Assistant

    Kandy James, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, provides support to the firm’s lawyers in matters involving complex commercial litigation, with focuses on international judgment enforcement and insolvency. 

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

    tel. +1 284 852 1632
  • Luis Marcelo Abdalla Jaued

    Analyst

    Luis Marcelo Abdalla Jaued focuses his practice on representing major institutional clients facing government investigations and enforcement related to fraud and corruption, negotiating agreements with enforcement agencies and representing clients both at the administrative level and before courts. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 448 6297
  • Erick Jennings

    Litigation Assistant

    Erick Jennings, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, provides support to the firm’s lawyers in high-value, cross-border shareholder, partnership, commercial and insolvency disputes based in the Cayman Islands. 

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

    tel. +1 345 749 4012
  • Sydney Sgambato Johnson

    Lawyer

    Sydney Sgambato Johnson represents financial institutions, as well as their officers, directors and employees in high-stakes regulatory and criminal matters involving allegations of securities fraud and other financial misconduct.

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1952
  • Mari Jones

    Analyst

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

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 594 8576
  • Paul Kanellopoulos

    Lawyer

    Paul Kanellopoulos is an experienced trial lawyer who represents individual and institutional clients in complex commercial litigation. 

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1931
  • Jason J. Kang

    Lawyer

    Jason Kang is a China-focused litigator who focuses on international judgment and award enforcement and other complex cross-border disputes.

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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 2100