Am Law 100 firm Steptoe & Johnson is opening an office in Hong Kong with two senior hires from Clifford Chance.

The U.S. litigation and regulatory-focused firm has hired Clifford Chance’s Hong Kong-based partner and Asia-Pacific anti-corruption and trade controls practice leader, Wendy Wysong. It is also bringing on Singapore-based counsel Ali Burney, who will relocate to Hong Kong. They join Steptoe as partners.