Attorneys & Support Staff
AsiaBridge Law (ABL) maintains a network of professional, affordable and fully-licensed attorneys across China (& S. E. Asia). Our network of professional lawyers provide legal support for ABL clients on a full or part-time basis. ABL itself is not a law firm.
AsiaBridge Law compliments local attorneys with international project management. Our paralegals are bilingual Asians or Westerners who coordinate the Asian attorneys on behalf of the client and provide account management to our clients in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Russian and other major languages.
AsiaBridge Law’s paralegals, support staff and the attorneys in our network all work remotely, we don’t have fancy offices or even a traditional boardroom! Rather than waste money on physical infrastructure, we choose to invest in systems and staff. Visit here to learn how we keep costs down, effectively manage remote teams and deliver a superior service to our clients.
One of our local lawyers, in their own words:
“I understand how the big multinational law firms work, and AsiaBridge can provide the same level of service at much better rate. Thanks to our international team, 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.”
Attorneys / Lawyers & Locations
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.
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.
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