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Milton Cheng, global chair of Baker McKenzie Milton Cheng, global chairman of Baker McKenzie/courtesy photo

Milton Cheng, the Baker McKenzie partner who made history last month when he became the law firm’s first-ever global chairman based in Asia, credits the 70-year-old firm for its willingness to break with convention and elect a law firm leader from Asia.

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John Kang, The Asian Lawyer

John Kang covers the business of law in Asia and Australia from Hong Kong. Email him at jkang@alm.com.

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