Press Release

China Business Law Journal Names Partner K. Lesli Ligorner Among Top 100 Lawyers in China

December 18, 2017

SHANGHAI, December 18, 2017: Morgan Lewis partner K. Lesli Ligorner has been named to China Business Law Journal’s “A List,” which recognizes the top 100 lawyers in China. The “A List” is based on extensive research with in-house counsel in China on their experiences with lawyers at Chinese and international law firms.

Ms. Ligorner joined the firm in March 2017 as part of Morgan Lewis’s growing presence in China, bringing added capabilities to the firm’s global employment and corporate investigations practices. Ms. Ligorner has worked in China for more than a decade, where she is well known for representing US and multinational companies doing business in China and throughout Asia.

Ms. Ligorner represents clients in labor and employment matters involving hiring and termination, establishment and enforcement of company policies, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and local anticorruption compliance, and discrimination and harassment policies, training, and investigations. She also advises on global mobility and immigration, employment and anticorruption due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, leaves of absence, wage and hour laws, intellectual property protection, and unionization and collective bargaining.

Ms. Ligorner frequently presents and writes articles on employment and anticorruption topics. She also is a founding member of the Asia Turnaround & Transformation Association, which brings together leaders in the transformation and turnaround sector to share their executive experience and industry knowledge.