When U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky signed an 11th-hour trade pact with China on Monday, the deal was lauded as the first step toward bringing the communist nation into the global capitalist fold.

And for U.S. law firms eyeing the negotiations, the accord may signal an opportunity to reap lucrative work as China opens its doors to increased U.S. corporate investment.

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