Our Asia Practice
Kilpatrick Townsend’s experience in a wide array of industries and locations in the key U.S. business centers of the Pacific Rim has helped us to build a reputation in Asia as one of the “go-to” firms. We have a dedicated multi-disciplinary team representing U.S. companies doing business in Asia and Asia-based companies doing business in the U.S.
The Shanghai Office
Established in 2012, the Shanghai office is located where our clients are—Zhangjiang High-Tech Park. The park includes an area of more than 25 kilometers with 100,000 employees and approximately 2,000 high-tech companies. Kilpatrick Townsend’s office is the only U.S.-based law firm located in Zhangjiang High-Tech Park. Our Shanghai attorneys, as well as members of our Asia Business Services team throughout the firm, have decades of experience working with Asian companies as well as companies contemplating expansion into Asian markets in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, computers and electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services and healthcare. We primarily focus on intellectual property and corporate needs of our clients including both China-based companies and American companies with interests in the region. The legal, educational, cultural and linguistic diversity of this team allows our attorneys to assist clients in both planning and execution.