Mr. Hongbin Bao is Senior Counsel and Co-head of China Practice for Nguyen and Chen, LLP. He has extensive experience in representing China/U.S. based multinational companies in connection with their China-related transactions, compliance and corporate governance, and dispute resolution.
In particular, Mr. Bao has assisted dozens of multinational and Chinese state-owned energy companies with their global M&A and project development in the areas of oil and gas and mining. Furthermore, Mr. Bao has advised a series of Chinese aviation companies on global procurement of aviation systems and joint development of aviation technologies. Mr. Bao also counselled several real estate companies on purchase of land, construction of commercial and residential buildings, project financing, M&A, and lease in China. In addition, Mr. Bao’s in-house experience as General Counsel in China and the United States equips him with the expertise in representing his corporate clients in a cost-effective way from commercial perspective.
Overall, Mr. Bao started his practice with over 5-year general practice experience in China. Then Mr. Bao came to the United States to study law. Upon graduation with J.D. degree from Indiana University McKinney Law School, Mr. Bao started his cross-border legal career as an associate in a China-boutique firm in Houston, and then in a New York based international law firm’s Beijing office. Later, Mr. Bao served as a partner in a leading Chinese securities law firm.
State of California;
California Bar Association
J.D., Indiana University McKinney School of Law 2007
B.A., University of International Relations, China, 1994