Our People

Our global offices allow us to bring together the right team of U.S. litigators, English barristers and solicitors (including three Queen's Counsel), Hong Kong solicitors, and offshore lawyers equipped to handle the unique issues inherent in complex cross-border disputes and investigations. Our team of lawyers includes former U.S. federal and state prosecutors, English and offshore judges, and arbitrators. 

Our team of legal analysts work closely with the lawyers and, under their supervision, provide research and analysis for every stage of a matter. In addition, the lawyers are supported by an executive team of technology, e-discovery, case management, and public relations professionals to provide clients with practical business solutions that complement the legal strategy. 

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  • George V. Utlik

    Lawyer

    George Utlik advises official committees of unsecured creditors, secured and unsecured creditors, distressed assets investors, trustees, debtors, foreign representatives, and other parties in interest in Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 cases filed under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. He also serves as counsel in related litigation and cross-border insolvency disputes.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1266
  • Jan Van Der Kuijp

    Analyst

    Jan Van Der Kuijp, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides analysis and research in matters involving government enforcement defense, internal investigations and international judgment enforcement. 

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    Shanghai
    42nd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 185 0167 1162
  • Ramis Wadood

    Analyst

    Ramis Wadood, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, assists in matters involving financial products and services litigation.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1200
  • Andrew D. Wang

    Lawyer

    Andrew Wang focuses on bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes, government enforcement defense, internal investigations and monitorships.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. + 1 212 488 1285
  • Nan Wang

    Lawyer

    Nan Wang represents clients in cross-border disputes, especially in matters involving multinational companies and state-owned enterprises (SOE) operating in the People’s Republic of China.

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    Shanghai
    42nd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2187
  • Tracey Wang

    Analyst

    Tracey Wang, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, provides research and analysis related to the representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in litigations pending in New York Supreme Court against Merrill Lynch defendants that seek to order the bank to repurchase mortgage loans.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1200
  • Robert T. Watson

    Lawyer

    Robert Watson is an experienced trial lawyer and investigator who represents corporations and individuals in white-collar criminal defense matters, regulatory enforcement actions and internal investigations. Mr. Watson speaks Spanish and Portuguese and focuses on representing clients in connection with matters related to Latin America. 

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    Miami
    201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
    Miami, Florida 33131

    tel. +1 305 967 6100
  • Wade Weems

    Lawyer

    A former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor, Wade Weems counsels corporations and individuals with Asia ties in cross-border criminal cases and internal investigations stemming from U.S. government enforcement actions, particularly those alleging bribery/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, theft, fraud and money laundering. 

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    Washington DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1991
  • James Weisel

    Analyst

    James Weisel, under the supervision of the firm’s lawyers, assists in matters involving government enforcement defense. 

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    Miami
    201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
    Miami, Florida 33131

    tel. +1 305 967 6100
  • Hartley M. K. West

    Lawyer

    Hartley West is an accomplished trial lawyer with extensive experience in white-collar criminal and asset forfeiture matters. She has handled cases involving securities fraud, asset forfeiture, bank fraud, money laundering, antitrust, public corruption, health care fraud, national security and investigations. These matters often involve a connection between Asia-Pacific and the United States.

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    San Francisco
    150 California Street, 19th Floor
    San Francisco, California 94111

    tel. +1 415 582 4781