Quinn Emanuel Opens Office in Shanghai Led by White Collar Specialist Samuel Williamson

The firm has officially opened its office in Shanghai, led by white collar specialist Samuel G. Williamson. Mr. Williamson advises large Chinese private and state- owned entities and major multi-national corporations regarding complex litigation issues that arise in the U.S., China, other Asian venues, and arbitration centers around the world. He speaks both Mandarin and Japanese and is the only Chinese-speaking former U.S. prosecutor practicing at an international firm in China. He is supported by a team of seven associates, several of whom are Chinese nationals with degrees from top Chinese law schools, and all of whom are fluent in Chinese.

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Vanessa Gage Joins Pillsbury’s Global Transportation Finance Team

Pillsbury today announced the addition of highly regarded financial transactions lawyer Vanessa Gage as partner. Gage’s extensive experience, especially working with transportation industry clients, aligns seamlessly with the ongoing expansion of the firm’s offering in asset-based lending while also strengthening Pillsbury’s finance group generally. She joins the transportation finance practice from Reed Smith and will reside in the San Francisco office.

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