M&A veteran joins Orrick

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Jeff Zhang Jinsong

Orrick recently recruited Jeff Zhang Jinsong as a partner in the firm’s M&A and private equity practice. Zhang will split his time between Orrick’s Beijing and New York offices. He is experienced in representing both Chinese state-owned enterprises and private companies in cross-border public and private M&A, tender offers, privatizations, spinoffs and joint ventures.

In recent years, Zhang advised Chinese clients in such sectors as financial institutions, fintech, technology, real estate and healthcare in their US-bound transactions. He is also active in advising Chinese financial institutions on US regulatory and compliance matters. He once served as general counsel and chief compliance officer of CITIC Securities USA.