Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has hired a new corporate partner for its Beijing office.

Chen Li was most recently of counsel in the Beijing office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. She typically represents Chinese state-owned companies and international private equity funds on deals including mergers and acquisitions, project financings, and capital markets transactions.
Chen joined Milbank’s Beijing office in 2011 from Shearman & Sterling, where she was an associate.
Including Chen, Akin Gump has six lawyers, including three partners, in its Beijing office. In Asia, the Dallas-based firm also has offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. Globally, the firm has over 800 lawyers.
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