It Can’t Hurt To Ask: 12 Questions You Should Ask Any Potential International Recruiter

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on June 18, 2017 at 8:06 AM



Although thousands of attorneys will work with a recruiter this year, most will spend less time evaluating recruiters than they do researching airfares on the Internet or on Facebook.  A recruiter should play a much larger role in the job-search process than simply relaying information about opportunities, especially wh...

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In-House Roles: J.D. Advantaged Positions In-House

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 3:06 PM



May 30, 2017In-House Roles: J.D. Advantaged Positions In-HouseThursday, June 15Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe, LLP405 Howard StreetSan Francisco, CA 94105Looking to move in-house? Come discover the non-traditional in-house roles where attorneys can thrive and leverage their legal expertise. Please join us on the ev...

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Trailing Spouses and Other Dependents

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on June 8, 2017 at 11:06 AM



 If you want to know how an international assignment is really going, ask your spouse.  It is well known that the success or failure of a stint abroad can depend largely on the contentment of trailing family members.  Below you will find some personal insights gathered from our candidates throughout Asia regarding the p...

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AABA Condemns “Muslim Ban 2.0” Executive Order

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 11:03 PM



San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area denounces the executive order released on March 6, 2017.  The revised Executive Order is premised on the misguided assumption that barring Muslims and refugees from entering the United States will increase national security. Although revised,...

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Compensation Report

by: William Wesley

Posted on March 7, 2016 at 5:03 PM



We are pleased to share this compensation report to provide guidance to our partner and associate candidates.  We have gathered information with the help of our law firms clients and candidates and from our in-depth knowledge of the market.  Please note that this report isn't all inclusive as we represent mostly Am Law ...

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Representative Partner Moves--Q4 2015

by: Thomas A. Jones

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 2:01 AM



Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4While Asia’s markets continue to cool, the economies are still growing at a faster pace than the vast majority of other regions and we witnessed more partner moves in 2015 than in the past five years.  Representative Partner Moves—October 2015Hong Kong,Jennifer van Dale, E...

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Representative Partner Moves--Q3 2015

by: Thomas A. Jones

Posted on October 16, 2015 at 2:10 AM



Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4Representative Partner Moves—July 2015Hong KongGiovanni Marino, M&A, FDI, moves from DLA Piper to Winston & Strawn, Hong Kong.Jolson Ellwood-Russell, Finance, moves from DLA Piper to Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong.Christoper Morley, Anita Chow and Eric Seto, Liti...

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Representative Partner Moves--Q2 2015

by: Thomas A. Jones

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 2:07 AM



Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4Representative Partner Moves—April 2015Hong Kong & ShanghaiDavid Ludwick, Capital Markets, moved from Linklaters to Freshfields Brockhaus Deringer, Hong Kong.Stephanie Tang, M&A, moved from Kirkland & Ellis to Shearman & Sterling, Hong Kong.Alan Freiman, Re...

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Representative Partner Moves--Q1 2015

by: Thomas A. Jones

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 6:04 PM



Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4Representative Partner Moves—January 2015Hong Kong:  Vincent Sum, Structured Finance, moved from Bingham McCutcheon to Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong.Ed Sheremeta, Real Estate, moved from DLA Piper to Ropes & Gray, Hong Kong. Michael Liu, one of the most experienced Corpor...

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Asia Market Update

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 10:11 PM



As the global economy continues to feel the effects of the 2008 recession, it faces both short and long-term challenges. But new and exciting opportunities are being created as the world’s markets walk the road to recovery. Southeast Asia has become an area of growth, attracting many firms and attorneys wishing to expan...

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