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Christopher Steadman 孔繁雨

Contact Information

Name
Christopher Steadman 孔繁雨
Position
Chief Representative Of Tianjin Representative Office 天津代表处主管
Contact Phone
626-854-2112 x105
Contact Email
csteadman@changcote.com
Christopher Steadman  孔繁雨

Mr. Christopher Steadman has a BA degree in history from Yale University and a JD degree from Stanford Law School. He was admitted to the California bar in 1987 and has worked since then in private practice in California, first at the prominent international firm of Graham & James (now a part of Squire Sanders and Dempsey) and later as an independent practitioner. He has also worked at the Beijing law firm of Haiwen and Partners. Mr. Steadman also served as an advisor to Hon. Jerry Brown.

Mr. Steadman's practice is concentrated on corporate and securities matters. In particular, he is experienced in leading complex international acquisition transactions, coordinating the work of legal specialists in taxation, employment law, intellectual property, and other areas, while assuring the overall success of the transaction. He has represented foreign investors before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which governs cases where foreign companies wish to make acquisitions involving advanced technology or national security.

AREAS OF EMPHASIS
    • General Corporate and Securities Transactions
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Foreign Investment in the United States
    • Intellectual Property

EDUCATION                                                                                             
    • Stanford Law School (JD, 1982)
    • Yale University (BA, History, 1978)

LANGUAGES
    • English: native
    • Mandarin Chinese: fluent
    • French: fluent

QUALIFICATIONS
    • Admitted to Practice before all courts of the State of California and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California     
    • Member, State Bar of California

Steadman律师毕业于美国耶鲁大学,取得历史系学士学位。随后就读斯坦福大学法学院并获得法律博士学位。他于1987年取得加州律师执照,并就职于知名国际法律事务所Graham & James(现为Squire Sanders and Dempsey)。其后成为独立开业律师。他并曾在北京海问律师事务所工作过,其间为中国股份公司上市提供了法律服务。Steadman先生曾是Hon. Jerry Brown(美国加州下任州长)的顾问。

Steadman先生的特长主要集中于公司和证券方面的相关法律。尤其在负责处理复杂的国际企业并购业务领域富于经验,这包括协调监督法律专家在税务、合同以及知识产权等多方面的合作。他还曾在美国外国投资委员会(CFIUS)的审查过程中代表国际投资集团。此委员会是处理涉及高科技或国家安全的外国企业并购事务的专门机构。此外,他对于有限公司的成立、经营和解散等事务也有全面精深的了解。

教育背景

历史学学士 耶鲁大学 Yale University 1978 法律博士 斯坦福大学 Stanford Law School 1982

工作资历

Steadman 律师持有加利福尼亚州的律师执照,并可在联邦法院出庭,擅长公司及证券法,兼并及购买,在美投资,和知识产权。

Steadman 律师的工作语言是英语、汉语和法语。

社会责任与荣誉

天津代表处主管。