Yale University, B.A., 1979
Law School Attended:
New York University, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1983, District of Columbia; 1983, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; Not admitted in Taiwan
European Council on Commerce and Trade - Taipei (Chairman, Greater China Committee, 1995-1997 and 2001—; Board of Director, 2000-2001); American Chamber of Commerce - Taipei (Co-Chairman, Greater China Business Committee); Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (Founder and Board Member, 1975—); Green Consumer Foundation - Taipei (Supervisor); Yale Club of Taipei (President, 1989-2002); National Asia Pacific American Bar Association (Founding Member).
English and Mandarin Chinese and Shanghai and Suzhou
New York, New York, 1957
Represent international consortium in establishment of biomass power station in Qingdao, Shandong; Represent NYSE company as architect/engineer on Lungmen Nuclear Power Station (Taiwan); Represent Scandinavian utility in the establishment of a wind power plant in Shantou, Guangdong; Represent NYSE utility in closing fossil power stations in Guangdong and Hubei; Represent foreign company in establishment of strawboard manufacturing and related biomass power station in Shandong; Establishment of cyber-tower in Pudong, Shanghai; Distribution center for tire repair equipment in Songjiang, Jiangsu; Development of complex real estate projects (themed projects, sports centers, cultural centers, retail, hotels, service apartments, office towers); Represent century-old U.S. private educational products company to form its joint venture in China; Represent NYSE-listed company in acquisition of Taiwanese-managed, China-based fire detection equipment company; Represent global private equity firm in its acquisition of a Keelung-based Japanese inverter manufacturer; LBO sale of foreign-owned PRC based industrial lighting company with major export markets; Represent client in acquisition of interests in telecom and new economy companies in China; Represent global private equity group in its purchase of shares in Taiwan's largest cable TV company; Represent US tobacco brand owner in anti-counterfeiting program to stem exports to the US; Represent multinational peripherals company in their anti-counterfeiting program in Jiangsu; Represent Japanese multinational in strategic planning for anti-counterfeiting in US/Greater China triangle; Represent multinational companies in market access and government procurement matters in transportation, media, environmental, power, telecom and other sectors; Numerous market entry and operational expansions in high tech (information, nano-technology, silicon and telecom), chip design, computer peripherals, machinery, professional service industries in coastal China Represent multinational telecom groups on corporate and regulatory issues in China and Taiwan including frame relay, VOIP, lease structures, consortium building and bidding on GSM, PCS, CDMA, digital satellite/terrestrial/cable TV, WLAN, broadband, lobbying, licensing and contract matters; Represent technology companies on full range of licensing, intellectual property and know-how protection including bio-life processes, designs, and patents in the converging telecom/media/IT space in Greater China; Manufacturing joint venture for largest Taiex pharmaceutical company in Suzhou, Jiangsu; Multiple joint ventures in chemical industry in Jiangsu province and Shanghai; Joint venture in mining equipment in Taiyuan, Shaanxi; Joint venture water theme park in Guangzhou, Guangdong; Joint venture with foreign majority media buying operation in Shanghai for UK plc; Capital increase and structuring of PRC lottery operations; Represent numerous NYSE and Tokyo-listed lease and finance companies on operating lease structures for over 45 aircraft in China including corporate, tax and regulatory advice; Represent multinational/listed companies in their contract manufacturing and OEM operations to lower their price points in services in various IT, broad band telecom component sectors; Represent multinational PRC companies operating abroad in media, import/export, steel and numerous industrial sectors; Video chain store franchise operations in Shanghai/Beijing; Cross border restructuring and capital increase of training services company in Shanghai; Represent global healthcare company in its acquisition of a Taiwan-wide renal therapy business; Acquisition of a township village chemical enterprise in Ningbo, Zhejiang; Represent multinational companies in the strategic planning and re-designing of their anti-counterfeiting programs in consumer products, tobacco, machinery and equipment and high technology areas including enforcement actions and litigation; Represent NYSE consumer products company in non-administrative anti-counterfeiting program, including criminal prosecutions and convictions, media, lobbying, law reform and strategic planning for full national enforcement program; Advise on Chinese Distributorship Law for a Japanese telecommunications company; Represent Japanese banks and European investment companies in asset-based finance projects, including aircraft-related arrangements with European airlines and ship financing transactions for Japanese lenders; Draft gas turbine maintenance agreements for worldwide clients of a power plant operator; Structure management arrangements for multinational renal care company in acquisitions of kidney dialysis centers throughout Taiwan.
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