Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is planning to open an office in Beijing within the next 60 to 90 days, according to the firm’s chairman, R. Bruce McLean.

The office would be the first in mainland China for the Washington-based firm, which has more than 900 lawyers in 15 offices, including international outposts in London; Moscow; Brussels, Belgium; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Taipei, Taiwan.