New York University, B.A., 1954; University of Washington, M.A., 1963; University of Washington, Ph.D., 1968
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., 1959
Year of First Admission:
1970, New York; 1981, California; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Not admitted in China); 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
American Bar Association; International Bar Association; State of New York; State of California.
US Army, Germany, 1954-1956
English and Chinese
New York, New York, July 1933
Sole Counsel for Successful Respondents, Butz v. Economou, 438 U.S. 478, 1978; Counsel for Sole Counsel for Successful Respondents, Butz v. Economou, 438 U.S. 478, 1978; Counsel for Successful Claimants, Microsoft, AutoDesk and WordPerfect v. Juren, Beijing Intermediate Court, 1996. Harcourt Brace v. An Hui Press (in China) 1996; MacMillian v. An Hui Press (in China) 1996; Microsoft Software v. Haidian Hui Ruan Computer (in China); Zhong jing zhi chu zi No. 586, 1994; AutoDesk v Beijing San Hua Electronic (in China); Zhong jing zhi chu zi No. 588, 1994; Lotus v. Beijing Gao Li Computer (in China); Zhong jing zhi chu zi No. 652, 1994; Novell v. Beijing Gao Li Computer (in China); Zhong jing zhi chu zi No. 951, 1994; Tianjin Corporation v Citibank (Guangzhou) Branch (in China), Guangzhou fashi zi No.36,1993; Citibank (Shanghai) Branch v. Wafangdian Ballbearing Company (Liaoning, China); Da min chu zi di 23 hao, 1998; Procter & Gamble v. Lu Chaowen, et al, 1993 (criminal case); Xian Antai Pharmaceuticals Corporation v. General Motors, 1995 Xiyao Zi No. 186; Daewoo v. Fushan AIC, 1995; Yuri Yaguolaev, Credit Card Fraud, 2008; Dato Mansharove, Shenzhen Custom Problem, 2008; Haim Zeev Orenstein, Alleged Criminal Case in Guangzhou, 2009; Japan v. Yosef Banda, Heisei 20-nen -(wa) 904, 2010.
Real estate investment matters including investment in Shenyang, Xianyang, Guangzhou, Shanghai, leases, land transactions, multi-story building transactions; French Metro Engineering Company, in negotiations with Beijing Metro and others for engineering including connecting circular line and direct line in Beijing; Hong Kong corporation in contractual negotiation with Shanghai Metro, including drafting contract and negotiation for initial design work for Shanghai Metro; Representing an American corporation in natural gas project off Hainan in Yinggehai, with contractual negotiations and legal advice; Representing in contractual negotiations and undertaking legal work regarding oil equipment and exploration; Representing European-Israel corporation meetings and negotiations regarding water projects in Shenyang, Zhenxing, Xuzhou, Xinyi City, Nancheng, Beijing and Yangxin, etc.; Representing European Corporation and others in negotiations for Xiamen Dongdu Port and other port projects; Assist Mongolian bank in public offering of bonds on Singapore exchange; Assist American corporations in public offerings; Assist Chinese corporation in due diligence work; Assist Hong Kong corporations in drafting and filing convertible debentures; Assist French engineering corporation negotiations with Xining airport; Assist Chinese airline in leasing aircraft; Assist European Bank in finance lease of Airbus to Mongolia airline; Help established first joint venture insurance company in China; Assist numerous foreign banks in corporate finance activities in China, Mongolia and U.S.A.
Hobbies & interests:
Writing on traditional Chinese, Roman, Israel and Common Law comparison