Charles C. Comey

Partner | Palo Alto | (650) 813-5723
(650) 813-5723

中文 | English

Described by a client as “a real superstar able to handle even the most complex and important transactions”  (Chambers), Chuck advises on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, and joint ventures and strategic alliances in the technology, consumer and life sciences sectors. His practice experience includes working on the ground in China and Japan for 16 years.

Chuck has been recommended as a leading lawyer for M&A and private equity by Chambers Global since 2015, earning the distinction of “Expertise Based Abroad” for his work in China. Clients in Chambers Global describe Chuck as: “a go-to attorney in the market for complex, cross-border transactions involving China” and “our go-to on CFIUS and China issues.” He is also recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 2019 (M&A Large Deals $1bn+).

Beginning in 1994, Chuck was seconded by Morrison & Foerster to the legal department of a major Japanese trading company, and thereafter was resident for nine years in Morrison & Foerster’s Tokyo office, where he specialized in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances. Before relocating to Silicon Valley in July 2010, Chuck opened and served as managing partner of the firm’s Shanghai office from 2003 – 2010. He reads and speaks Mandarin.

Chuck is admitted to practice in California and is a member of the California and American bar associations.

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