Morrison Foerster has received 19 practice area rankings and 85 individual recognitions across its offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai in The Legal 500 China 2024 guide.
The firm received three Tier 1 practice area recognitions, including the following:
Data Protection: Foreign Firms
Private Equity: Foreign Firms
TMT: Foreign Firms
Morrison Foerster saw improved rankings in this year’s edition for China: Data Protection: Foreign Firms; China: Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Foreign Firms; China: Investment Funds: Foreign Firms; China: Intellectual Property: Foreign Firms; and Hong Kong: Private Equity; all reflecting MoFo’s continued investment and development in China.
Of the individual recognitions received in the 2024 edition, MoFo lawyers received five Leading Individual rankings, including:
Chuan Sun – China: TMT: Foreign Firms
Paul McKenzie – China: Data Protection: Foreign Firms; China: Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms
Matthew Lau – Hong Kong: Domestic and International Corporate Tax
Marcia Ellis – Hong Kong: Private Equity
The firm also received one Next Generation Partner and three Rising Star designations. Maureen Ho was named a Next Generation Partner for Hong Kong: Private Equity, while Bingye Wu, Ting Ting Gao, and Gigi Yuen were named Rising Stars for China: Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms, China: Data Protection: Foreign Firms, and Hong Kong: TMT, respectively.
With offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, Morrison Foerster has a strong presence in China, handling major matters in the region for nearly 40 years. We were among the first U.S. law firms to establish an office in each of China’s major business centers. We have more than 50 U.S., Hong Kong, PRC, and England and Wales qualified professionals, who work closely with attorneys throughout the firm to deliver calibrated and sound advice to clients. We counsel a wide variety of clients in China on their high-profile investment, finance, and regulatory matters, including many of the world’s largest multinationals, PE/real estate/venture/credit fund managers and institutional investors and the most substantial and active institutional companies in the region, as well as promising startups in the technology, entertainment, telecommunications, life sciences, energy, clean technology, and renewable energy industries.
To view the complete list of Morrison Foerster’s rankings in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 China, please visit the publication’s website.