Adam C. R. Schmelzer


Adam C. R. Schmelzer


Beijing | 24/F, North Tower, Beijing Kerry Centre, 1 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100020
+86 10 5829 1338 | +8610 5829 1313


Adam C. R. Schmelzer practices in the area of corporate law, with a focus on energy and natural resources. Mr. Schmelzer represents financiers, national oil companies, private energy companies, project developers and other entities on construction and development, joint venture and shareholder arrangements, mergers and acquisitions and other international transactions.

Mr. Schmelzer also advises on both outbound and inbound transactions, including multinational companies on PRC-related corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment and private equity. He has considerable experience advising multinationals in the telecommunications, media and technology sectors, including on cybersecurity related matters in China.

  • St. John’s University, B.A., 2008
  • Tsinghua University, M.P.A., 2011
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2014
  • New York
  • Minnesota
  • Sinopec in connection with its joint venture development of an ethylene and derivatives petrochemical complex in Russia.
  • A Chinese SOE in connection with its proposed divestment of its oil and gas business in an African country. 
  • American Bar Association
  • Young China Watchers, Director