Baker & McKenzie Adds Capital Pro In Beijing

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT) -- Amid a partner expansion in Asia, Baker & McKenzie LLP said Wednesday it had hired a capital markets specialist away from Shearman & Sterling LLP, shoring up the legal giant's corporate finance, U.S. capital markets and corporate governance practice in Beijing .

Yunlong Gao joins the 3,750-lawyer, Chicago-based law firm, which has offices in more than 40 countries, to advise Chinese companies on international capital offerings and U.S.-listed companies on regulatory and governance matters related to the Asian economic superpower.

“Yunlong’s addition represents another significant step...
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