White & Case's big China hire

Li Xiaoming, qualified Chinese and US lawyer, joins the firm''s Beijing office.

Global law firm White Case's mainland operations have been boosted by the hire of Li Xiaoming as a Beijing-based partner. Li moves to the firm from the Beijing practice of King Wood, where for the past five years he has been senior partner. Prior to this he also gained US experience with Debevoise Plimpton.

Upon joining White Case's Beijing practice, Li becomes one of only a handful of Chinese lawyers to join a major international law firm as a lateral partner. His experience as both a Chinese lawyer and a lawyer of a major US law firm is also a rarity in the industry.

White Case believes...

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