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Ms. Lan serves as the Shanghai office’s director of operations.  In this role, she works closely with the managing partner to oversee the daily operations and greater strategic needs of the office, including human resources and finance. 

Ms. Lan also works with clients to identify and analyze business strategies for investment in China and cross-border transactions. She has extensive experience representing clients in commercial negotiations and advising clients in strategic planning for their China operations. Ms. Lan also assists clients on numerous international trade matters, providing quantitative and qualitative analysis of clients’ sales, cost data and financial data, as well as strategic advice for advancing clients’ interests in trade proceedings.

Ms. Lan provides practical business solutions in a constantly changing regulatory environment. Her recent representations include multinational corporations entering the China market, a Kuwaiti sovereign wealth fund in its investment strategies in China, and domestic companies on expanding business in overseas markets.

Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Ms. Lan managed a global law firm’s statistical analyst team, which worked closely with attorneys by providing economic analysis on international trade matters. She has also worked in a consulting firm conducting ad-hoc strategic management consulting in various projects in Washington, D.C. Her undergraduate degree is in international trade and her master’s degree concentration is in finance.