International law firm Dorsey & Whitney recently received multiple awards recognizing its China practices and attorneys for legal excellence.
China Business Law Journal – Deals of the Year 2021
China Business Law Journal announced on February 22, 2022 that Dorsey & Whitney LLP is the winner of “Deals of the Year 2021”award for advising R&F Properties in sale of its 70% stake in the Integrated Logistics Park near Guangzhou Airport to Blackstone, with the property being valued at approximately US$1.0 billion. The Dorsey team was led by partners Hilda Chan (Hong Kong office) and Karen Yiqin Fan (Shanghai office).
国际知名法律媒体和评级机构《商法》（China Business Law Journal）“2021年度杰出交易”
Chambers Global 2022
Catherine X. Pan-Giordano, Partner and Corporate Group Head in the Firm’s New York Office and Chair of the Firm’s globally recognized U.S.-China Practice Group, was ranked consecutively in the recently released Chambers Global Guide 2022 for USA Corporate/M&A: Foreign Expert for China. Catherine assists clients with Chinese transactions. Commentators report: "She is very smart, diligent and intelligent and can always explore and capture our needs and requirements promptly and accurately."
Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2022
Dorsey & Whitney has been recognized by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 as a Leading Firm for Intellectual Property: Hong Kong for the second year in a row. Dorsey’s dispute resolution China team has also been recognized as a Firms to Watch for Dispute Resolution — Litigation: Foreign Firms. The Dorsey Greater China intellectual property team, headed by Janet Wong and key lawyers Lilian Shi and Eileen Xu, handles brand formulation, maintenance, management and protection work across Greater China. Dorsey’s dispute resolution China team has “a wealth of practical experience in litigation” and handles complex China-related US, Hong Kong and cross-border litigation matters. Partner and Beijing Office Head Ray Liu leads the team. In addition to the ranked practices, Janet Wong, Lilian Shi and Ray Liu are all recognized as Recommended Lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022.
China Business Law Journal 2021 A-List
Partner and Beijing Office Head Ray Liu has been named again in three consecutive years to China Business Law Journal’s The A-List | Law.asia. The list is based on extensive research conducted by the China Business Law Journal and features “200 elite lawyers for China practice” including 100 lawyers working in PRC law firms and 100 lawyers in foreign ones.
Ray Liu Named a Top 15 Data Privacy Lawyer of the Year
The 2021 ACE LEGALTECH Awards has named Beijing Office Head and Partner Ray Liu a Top 15 Data Privacy Lawyer of the Year. The award is given to attorneys for outstanding performance in 2021. This award encourages the contribution to international privacy protection and LegalTech.
2021 ACE LEGALTECH Awards将北京分所负责人刘思锐律师评为“年度十五佳数据隐私业务律师”。本次评奖主要向2021年在国际数据保护及法律科技领域做出突出贡献的律师、企业个人和团队致以表彰和感谢。
Dorsey Awarded Coveted Associate Membership by Shanghai Bar Association
Dorsey & Whitney has become one of the rare international law firms awarded an associate membership to the Shanghai Bar Association. The Shanghai Bar Association has extended its associate membership to a handful of international (non-Chinese) law firms after many years of deliberation. The members of this group are described as “specially invited associate members.” Dorsey is one of only seven US law firms to have achieved this honor.
2021 Caring Company Award
Dorsey’s Hong Kong office has received for the sixth consecutive year the Hong Kong Council of Social Service’s Caring Company award in recognition of the Firm’s commitment to caring for community, employees and the environment.