BEIJING, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth is pleased to announce that Business Transactions attorney Michael G. Kushner has joined the firm's Beijing office as a partner.
Mr. Kushner advises Chinese state-owned and privately held companies and investors on US mergers and acquisitions, investments in US companies and capital markets, tax, corporate, securities and commercial aspects of doing business in the United States. He also advises US companies on doing business and investing in the People's Republic of China and the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
"As China's importance on the global stage continues to grow, Chinese businesses are looking to grow their presence in the US and in other markets," says Bob Jewell, Managing Partner of Andrews Kurth. "Michael's knowledge of the economic, legal and political nuances of China's growing market makes him well-positioned to help clients maximize their global opportunities."
Mr. Kushner's work includes representation of companies in a wide variety of market sectors, including agribusiness, construction, commodities, e-commerce, energy, entertainment and media, finance, insurance, manufacturing, metals/mining, natural resources, transportation, technology, telecommunications and shipping/logistics. Recent matters include the creation of a Sino-US agribusiness co-investment fund and the development of a US-Chinese multimedia company located in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Mr. Kushner received his LL.M in Taxation from George Washington University's National Law Center, his law degree from University of Virginia School of Law and his bachelor's degree from George Washington University.
"Andrews Kurth has established a robust presence in China, and I'm looking forward to tapping into the impressive knowledge base and expertise of the professionals there," Mr. Kushner says. "The firm's multidisciplinary approach to representation will be an excellent fit for my clients, who encompass a wide array of practice areas and industries."
About Andrews Kurth: Since 1902, Andrews Kurth has built its practice on the belief that "straight talk is good business." Real answers, clear vision and mutual respect define the firm's relationships with clients, colleagues, communities and employees. With more than 400 lawyers across 10 offices worldwide, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in multiple industries. For more information about Andrews Kurth, please visit andrewskurth.com.
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