SHANGHAI (December 11, 2017) - The MWE China Law Offices has been ranked in Chambers Asia – Pacific 2018, securing a Band 1 listing for work in Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (PRC Firms) – the first time the firm has been listed by Chambers Asia-Pacific.
The Directory commented that MWE China "[has] demonstrated an impressive track record of acting on various corporate investigations and implementing internal compliance programmes". Clients and sources are cited as being impressed with the team, highlighting "timely service and responsiveness" and "deep understanding of China", with one client saying "They have lawyers with experience as prosecutors. They are familiar with Shanghai courts and China's Ministry of Justice, and able to find an appropriate channel to communicate with them. It is quite helpful".
The team also wins particular acclaim for its solution-oriented approach, with one source quoted saying, "They are very dedicated and have been coming up with solutions that are very helpful."
In addition, three partners in the MWE China practice have been recognized as notable practitioners. Michelle Gon, is singled out by Chambers for her " distinguished reputation for compliance and anti-corruption work, serving a number of multinationals, with one impressed client remarking "Her insight is astonishing! She knows the Chinese angle. I can't say enough of her demeanour and intellectual level." Similarly, Chambers comments that John Z Huang has "accumulated rich experience in acting on multimillion-dollar corporate investigation cases. Well experienced in this area, he is frequently instructed by multinationals. One client singles him out, noting: "He can be trusted - he does things very carefully. That's why I like instructing him." Leon Liu was also recognized.
About McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.
About Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide
A leading legal directory in the region, Chambers Asia-Pacific covers 41 jurisdictions, from the Central Asian region to Japan, from Mongolia to the South Pacific. For China and India, the guide has separate coverage for international and domestic firms. The China (International Firms) section covers international firms which are based in Hong Kong and / or the PRC. It also includes independent Hong Kong firms. The China (PRC Firms) section covers firms and lawyers able to provide PRC law advice.