Lawrence Wang focuses on advising clients on antitrust and competition law matters in China as well as in other major jurisdictions. He has experience advising clients in premerger notifications in China, antitrust government investigations and enforcement actions, antitrust counseling and compliance, and private antitrust litigation. He also has experience representing clients in other criminal investigations and litigations in the United States involving government regulation matters. He has represented clients across different industries, including aviation, automotive, chemical, cosmetics, e-commerce, energy, health care, real estate, semiconductor, and technology.
Lawrence has participated in the representation of Air China Limited and Air China Cargo to successfully resolve a multidistrict, class action litigation brought by customers alleging an international conspiracy to impose fuel surcharges on air cargo shipments. Among the numerous premerger notifications Lawrence has worked on, he represented PotashCorp in the notification in China for its $38 billion all-stock merger-of-equals with Agrium, NVIDIA in its $7 billion acquisition of Mellanox Technologies, as well as Safran in the notification in China in connection with its €8.7 billion agreed tender offer targeting Zodiac Aerospace's shares. He has represented a confidential Fortune 500 client in an antitrust investigation by the State Administration for Market Regulation of China in relation to alleged abuse of dominant market position. Lawrence also has experience in representing clients in internal investigations as well as providing relevant legal advice to clients.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Lawrence worked as a China advisor at an American law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- University of Washington (LL.M 2013; Golden Key Member; CALI Award for highest score in Contract Law; Academic Excellence Award); University of Oxford (Magister Juris 2012); Renmin University of China (LL.B. 2011)
- New York