Wayne has represented clients in over 50 countries in North America Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He has more than 25 years experience representing U.S. companies doing business in China and representing Chinese public and privately-owned companies as their global counsel. Wayne also represents a number of European and Asia-based clients in connection with their transactions and strategic growth in the U.S. and globally.
In addition to his transactional experience, Wayne also serves in the role of outside general counsel to a number of multinational clients and is actively involved with their senior executive teams in developing and implementing strategy-concerning matters such as new business and product initiatives as well as corporate matters and litigation.
•Cross-border mergers and acquisitions and investments
•International joint ventures
•Pharmaceuticals, medical devices and life sciences, media, and information technology
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2019
•Listed, LMG Life Sciences, Life Science Star, 2017-2018
•Listed, IFLR1000, Highly Recognized Practitioner - M & A (Georgia), 2018
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2011-2012
•Named, Legal Media Group: Guide to Leading Practitioners - China, Leading Practitioner in Mergers and Acquisitions and Finance Law, 2011
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
(Also at Shanghai, China Office)
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