Leading Capital Markets Lawyer Joins Paul Hastings in Hong Kong
Sammy Li joins leading international law firm Paul Hastings
Hong Kong (April 21, 2009) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a leading international law firm, announced today that Sammy Li, formerly an executive director with global financial services firm Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong, has joined Paul Hastings as a partner in its Hong Kong office. Mr. Li, whose practice focuses on capital markets as well as cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, will bolster Paul Hastings corporate practice.
While working in Morgan Stanley's legal department, Mr. Li covered the bank's Equity Capital Markets and Investment Banking divisions, and advised on numerous high profile IPOs and other equity capital markets transactions. Prior to his role with Morgan Stanley, Mr. Li worked in the Hong Kong office of a major international law firm.
Paul Hastings has a strong reputation for its capital markets and corporate work in the region and I am delighted to have had the opportunity to join the firm. said Sammy Li.
Raymond Li, leader of the Paul Hastings China Practice in Hong Kong, said: Sammy Li is a first-rate practitioner who has a deep understanding of the business of market-leading global investment banks. He is an outstanding addition to the team.
Sammy Li is an exceptional talent, said Neil Torpey, Chair of the Paul Hastings Office in Hong Kong. His corporate transactional and capital markets experience aligns perfectly with our clients needs and complements our existing capabilities well.
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