David K. Cho Joins Dechert’s Hong Kong Corporate Practice
August 8, 2012
Dechert News Release
HONG KONG - Dechert LLP announced today that David K. Cho has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice. Cho was most recently a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
“We are very pleased that David is joining Dechert. He is a very talented lawyer who will contribute greatly to our global corporate and M&A practices and will strengthen the breadth and depth of our Asian practice,” said Henry N. Nassau, head of Dechert’s corporate and M&A practices.
Cho has advised major companies throughout Asia on a wide range of complex corporate transactions and financings, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, U.S. SEC-registered public offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S and equity/debt and equity-linked offerings. He has significant experience representing clients in the energy, telecommunications, banking and life sciences industries.
“Joining Dechert is an exciting opportunity for me. The strength of the firm’s global corporate practice will be a tremendous benefit to my clients,” said Cho.
Cho is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 1995) and the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 1992). He is admitted to practice in California and Illinois and is a member of both the Law Society of Hong Kong and the American Bar Association.
Dechert LLP is recognized by leading legal directories as a leader in the corporate, M&A and private equity fields, headlining cutting-edge, sophisticated transactions. The firm also focuses on complex litigation and international arbitration, financial services and asset management, real estate finance, labor and employment, business restructuring and reorganization, intellectual property and tax law.