Jingzhou Tao has joined international law firm Dechert LLP as a partner in Beijing.
He arrives from Jones Day.
Tao is the managing partner responsible for developing Dechert’s Asia practice and a member of both the international arbitration and corporate & securities practices.
Tao boasts over 25 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies on China-related matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and strategic planning. He is also experienced in representing major French multi-national companies active in China.
“Jingzhou will contribute greatly to the expanding of our current capabilities in China as well as provide significant assistance to the firm as we continue to expand our Asia practice,” stated Barton Winokur, Dechert’s chair and CEO.
Commenting on his move, Tao said; “The opportunity to leverage off Dechert’s strong international arbitration practice, as well as to work with its extremely highly regarded corporate group advising companies on both inbound and outbound transactions, really makes the firm the ideal platform for both my clients and myself.”
Tao is featured in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration and The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers.