Asian Legal Business Names MWE China Partner a Rising Lawyer in China


MWE China Law Offices and McDermott Will & Emery are pleased to announce that partner, Leon C.G. Liu, was named one of the Top 15 Rising Lawyers in China by Asian Legal Business (ALB). Leon was honored as a rising lawyer in China for his accomplishments in the field of regulatory compliance, especially in respect of anti-corruption, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, white-collar crime and government investigation.

In making its selection, ALB sought to identify 15 of the most promising, young lawyers in China who have an excellent legal reputation and a proven record of outstanding client service. ALB’s selection criteria included a lawyer’s experience, client evaluation, industry knowledge and record of pro bono service. ALB is one of the most authoritative legal publications in the Asia Pacific region and is viewed as providing authoritative and unbiased insight to legal professionals throughout Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, and enjoys an excellent reputation in the legal community in Asia.

Leon has led multijurisdictional teams of lawyers, comprising those from MWE China Law Offices and its strategic alliance partner, McDermott Will & Emery, in counseling numerous Fortune 500 companies on their compliance obligations in China. These integrated teams combine MWE China’s deep knowledge of China’s regulatory and business environments, with McDermott’s insights into foreign regulatory regimes, to advise foreign companies operating in China’s increasingly sophisticated regulatory environment. Such representations fully leverage the McDermott-MWE China platform to provide multinationals with comprehensive cross-border regulatory compliance advice in virtually every major economic center in the world.