Reed Smith expands its China practice with appointment of new global regulatory and investigations partner

Dora Wang is a US/UK-trained lawyer with extensive regulatory compliance and white collar investigations experience. She advises multinational corporations on antitrust and competition matters, cybersecurity and data privacy laws, anti-corruption/anti-bribery issues, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, compliance audit and policy formulation and implementation, and dispute resolution matters. Dora joins Reed Smith from Morgan Lewis & Bockius, and brings more than a decade of experience in regulatory affairs in the US and Asia with also significant experience in international negotiations and crisis management.

Jay Yan, Shanghai office managing partner, commented: “We are excited that Dora is joining our team as a key partner in the firm’s Global Regulatory Enforcement practice in China. She is an excellent addition to our firm and will build on our extensive regulatory capabilities in China and across the region. With particular pressure currently on Chinese and US trade relations, multinational clients require comprehensive and strategic advice on market access, disputes, regulatory compliance matters, investigations and enforcement actions.

Charles Hewetson, co-chair of the Global Regulatory Enforcement practice, said: “Businesses around the world are facing an ever-increasing weight of regulation.  Dora has considerable experience of representing clients in government and internal investigations in the greater China region, Europe, and the US. Asia is a key market for our firm, and we’re delighted to grow our existing practice with a well-regarded practitioner like Dora.

Asia-Pacific Managing Partner, Denise Jong remarked: “The addition of Dora Wang to our Global Regulatory Enforcement practice represents Reed Smith’s strong commitment in bolstering our Asia practice, including China. Dora who has experience in both the US and Asia, and has led many complex investigation and regulatory matters, is well-positioned to serve as a trusted advisor for multinational companies facing regulatory and compliance challenges in China and other jurisdictions.

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