Press Release

Morgan Lewis Expands Hong Kong Presence with Addition of Funds Partner

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

HONG KONG, November 1, 2017: Morgan Lewis today welcomes Alice Huang as a partner in Hong Kong* focusing on fund formation and asset management regulatory and counseling advice. Ms. Huang adds to Morgan Lewis’s global strength in investment management and will help the firm further build on its private equity, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate practices in China.

Ms. Huang counsels fund sponsors based in the United States and Asia with respect to the formation, structuring, and ongoing management of private funds that are active in China or on a global basis. She also represents institutional investors, including sovereign and pension funds, in connection with their investments in global private funds.

“With the addition of Alice Huang, we continue our firm’s commitment to our clients in the region and globally,” said Firm Chair Jami McKeon. “We are pleased to be able to offer those with interests in Hong Kong and mainland China access to our elite fund formation and investment management team.”

Ms. Huang formerly worked as a senior tax manager with Deloitte in Los Angeles and also served as general counsel of an international private equity fund.

“I am excited to welcome Alice to Morgan Lewis. Her background, as well as her very practical experience as a fund general counsel, positions her perfectly to serve our clients in China and elsewhere who wish to form or invest in funds,” said Maurice Hoo, who leads Morgan Lewis’s private equity practice in Hong Kong. “Her practice will also mesh perfectly with our global investment funds and investment management practice in Tokyo, London, Singapore, Dubai, and the United States.”

Morgan Lewis’s legal professionals in mainland China and Hong Kong advise clients in various sectors including energy, financial services, food and drugs, infrastructure, life sciences and healthcare, retail, and automotive. The firm has representative offices in Beijing and Shanghai and an association with Luk & Partners in Hong Kong to support multinational clients in China and Chinese clients abroad.

*Our Beijing and Shanghai offices operate as representative offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. In Hong Kong, Morgan Lewis operates through Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which is a separate Hong Kong general partnership registered with The Law Society of Hong Kong as a registered foreign law firm operating in Association with Luk & Partners.