Attorneys & Support Staff
AsiaBridge Law (ABL) maintains a network of professional, affordable and fully-licensed lawyers across China (& S. E. Asia) who provide legal support for ABL clients on a full or part time basis. ABL itself is not a law firm.
(Pictures taken in Shenzhen, China. Spring 2015)
Senior Advisor: China Law
Mrs. B. Mao
“I understand how the big multinational law firms work, and our firm can provide the same level of service at much better rate. Thanks to our international team based in China, not only do we offer excellent communications and world-class project management, but we have the local understanding and great local lawyers on the ground.”
Mrs. Mao has been has been practicing law since 1997 and is a China certified lawyer. She has not only counseled domestic & international enterprises, financial institutions, education institutions and medical institutions, but she has also advised on special projects organized by local government. She has a focus on helping foreign clients in China. Mrs. Mao is based in S. China with her husband and son.
Senior Advisor: China Business
Originally from Upstate New York, Mike moved to Asia in 1993 and is a China business advisor to both Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. Recognized as an expert on China sourcing, he has been interviewed by WSJ, CNBC, FT & Bloomberg.
A featured presenter on China business issues at seminars, trade shows and corporate events across the globe, Mike is the author of “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing” (available on Amazon). The courses he teaches at the China Sourcing Academy substantially expand upon concepts introduced in his guide book.
Mike founded a boutique sourcing agency in China with 1 employee and 1 client back in 2002. On behalf of his clients at the PassageMaker Group, Mike was responsible for a 200 million USD supply chain (per annum, during a recent busy year) of goods flowing from China to the world.
He received a double degree in Diplomacy and Economics from the American University in Washington DC and went on to gain an International MBA from the University of South Carolina. Mike spent two years as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar researching Japanese factory management and quality control in Tokyo and Osaka.
Mike studied Chinese for a number of years in Harbin and Beijing in the 1990’s. He currently spends Spring/Fall in Shenzhen, Winters in Thailand and Summers at the family cottage in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Mike is married and has two daughters.
Back Office Staff
While the vast majority of projects are in China, our network included lawyers in S.E. Asia as well. Visit “coverage areas” for more details.