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Anson Chan, a managing associate in Orrick’s Hong Kong office, is a member of the M&A and Private Equity Group.
Anson focuses her practice on representing private fund sponsors and investors in the formation and structuring of alternative investment vehicles, including pan-Asian private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds and hybrid funds, as well as in their investments, acquisitions, divestments and restructurings across the Greater China region. She regularly handles matters covering funds establishment and license applications.
She is also experienced in handling mergers and acquisitions involving Hong Kong listed companies, initial public offerings, as well as other compliance and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Anson worked at Clifford Chance and Sidley Austin in Hong Kong.
Stephanie Chan is a lawyer in the Public Finance Department in Orrick’s San Francisco office.
Steffi has participated as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel on a variety of transactions including general obligation bond financings, revenue bond financings and lease financings for school districts, community college districts, local government and state agency clients.
Amy Chan, an associate in the New York office, is a member of the Structured Finance Group. Amy represents a variety of market participants, including sponsors, issuers and underwriters, in public and private offerings of commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Sue Chang, an associate in the Sacramento office, has served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter's counsel and issuer's counsel on a wide range of municipal, tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions.
Sue serves as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel to various financing structures, including revenue bonds, variable rate bonds and private placements. Sue also serves as issuer's counsel to the California Statewide Communities Development Authority for its 501(c)(3) conduit financings and special counsel to the California State Treasurer's Office in transactions for bonds insured through the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development's Cal-Mortgage Loan Insurance Program.
Roland Chang is a lawyer in Orrick's White Collar & Corporate Investigations group. He represents foreign and domestic clients in connection with government enforcement actions, FCPA monitorships, internal investigations, and criminal and civil litigation. Roland has hands-on experience with all aspects of investigations and litigation, including jury trials, handling witness interviews, drafting reports, taking and defending depositions, and managing large teams.
Roland is a regular contributor to Orrick’s Trade Secrets Watch. Prior to joining Orrick, he was an attorney at the Public Interest Law Project in Oakland, California, where he engaged in impact litigation related to affordable housing and public benefits programs. He has also clerked at the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California.
Cathleen focuses her practice on tax aspects of municipal finance.
Cathleen provides services for local governments, state agencies and school districts in connection with infrastructure, financings and related projects.
Philippe Chareyre is a banking and finance lawyer in Orrick's Paris office.
Philippe advises French and international financial institutions as well as borrowers on structured finance, cross border transactions and corporate finance.
Before joining Orrick, Philippe was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the Banking and Finance department, he also worked in the CIB legal department of BNP Paribas (both in London and Paris).
Practical real estate lawyer with a focus on tech and clean energy sectors, a long history of representing institutional investors and lenders, and a deep commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Chris has expertise in acquisition, disposition and financing of large portfolios of commercial real estate; distressed debt; negotiation of joint ventures for development projects; construction contracts; data center leasing/co-location; office leasing; and transactions involving multi-family housing.
Chris has a long history of service to Orrick’s diversity initiatives and has served as a co-chair of the San Francisco Diversity Committee for many years. She is also very involved in diversity efforts at Berkeley School of Law.
Chris was resident in the firm's Tokyo office from 1999-2002.
Frances Cheever, an associate in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Her practice focuses on patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation.
Frances recently rejoined the firm after clerking for the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte in the Northern District of California. She began her career at Orrick as a summer associate in 2011. Prior to law school, Frances taught English in Seoul, South Korea.
Sara focuses primarily on representing high growth technology companies in general formation, venture capital and private equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions.
Sara Chehrehsa is a lawyer in the San Francisco office and a member of the Technology Companies Group.
Joyce Chen, a senior associate in Orrick's New York office, is a member of the Global Corporate Solutions group within Compensation and Benefits. Joyce is a global employment lawyer, focusing on cross-border human resources issues and equity compensation.
Her clients range from early-stage start-ups hiring their first overseas contractor to large multinationals offering stock options to employees worldwide.
Joyce has extensive experience advising U.S.-based multinational corporations on the implementation of employee equity programs. Her work has covered the securities law, foreign exchange, employment, data privacy, tax and other compliance requirements relating to employee stock options, restricted stock and units, stock purchase programs, performance-based awards and other compensation vehicles for both public and private companies. In particular, she has drafted numerous regulatory filings (including European Union prospectuses and China SAFE foreign exchange registrations) and works with clients to tailor grant agreements and effectively manage employee communications.
In addition, Joyce counsels her clients on a variety of employment-related matters outside the United States. She regularly works with companies on global/local offer letters and employment contracts, HR policies and handbooks, expat documentation, and data privacy issues. Managing a team of local attorneys around the world, she advises clients on performance management programs, workplace investigations and disciplinary procedures, and termination and settlement agreements. She also assists with cross-border transactional matters, including transitioning employees in mergers and international acqui-hires.
Joyce contributed the U.S. chapter to the PLC Cross-Border Employee Share Plans Handbook and has spoken on foreign equity and employment issues.