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Peter J. Wang
Partner

Partner-in-Charge China Region

Contact

(T) +86.21.2201.8040
(F) +86.21.5298.6569
(T) +86.861058661111
(F) +86.10.5866.1122

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 1992); Princeton University (A.B. in Molecular Biology 1989)

Bar Admissions

  • California and District of Columbia

Peter Wang leads the Firm's China antitrust and litigation practices and serves as Partner-in-Charge for the China Region. He has handled major U.S. and Chinese government antitrust investigations of proposed mergers and acquisitions, as well as nonmerger investigations and antitrust litigation. Peter represents clients inside and outside of China in complex commercial disputes and patent and other technology and intellectual property litigation. He also regularly handles FCPA investigations and advises clients on related compliance and due diligence issues.

Among the China and U.S. antitrust matters Peter has handled include Baxter's acquisition of Gambro, Gavilon's acquisition by Marubeni, Goodrich's acquisition by UTC, TI's acquisition of National Semiconductor, GM's acquisition of Delphi, Alcatel's merger with Lucent, America Online's merger with Time Warner, and Procter & Gamble's acquisition of Clairol. He also has represented Chinese, U.S., and other clients in litigation including First American v. Zayed (RICO and related criminal, civil, and regulatory investigations and litigation), Hong Yi Construction v. Thomson Consumer Electronics (contract and RICO action), Sinochem International v. MISC (U.S. Supreme Court litigation re forum non conveniens), and AlliedSignal v. BFGoodrich (antitrust challenge to proposed acquisition).

Throughout his career, Peter has been active in the Firm's extensive pro bono practice, including substantial work for the Whitman-Walker Clinic, Appleseed, the DC Bar Free Legal Advice & Referral Clinic (for which the Firm received a DC Bar pro bono award), and litigation matters such as Native Village of Curyung v. State of Alaska (for which the Firm received a certificate of merit from Alaska Legal Services).


Honors & Distinctions

  • Recognized by Chambers Asia for competition/antitrust (Band 1) as a leading individual: "brings years of experience of handling both Chinese and US competition litigation" and "sources respect him for his knowledge base and impressive technical skills"

    Recommended by PLC Which lawyer? for competition/antitrust: cross-border advice (China)
Peter Wang