Loeb & Loeb Plans To Open Beijing Office In Spring 2009 – LawFuel.co.nz Legal Jobs Online

Firm Hires Securities Partner to Assist with its Expansion

NEW YORK, October 28, 2008 – Lawfuel – Legal Newswire – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that the firm has applied to open a representative office in Beijing to service a rapidly growing number of Asian clients, particularly in corporate transactions. Securities lawyer Eric Doering, who will be one of the first attorneys in Loeb & Loeb’s China office, joins the firm today as a partner in the Corporate Department. He will work in the New York office until the Beijing office opens. Doering advises clients on general corporate and securities matters.

Loeb & Loeb’s Beijing office will continue the firm’s work for U.S. clients who are doing business in China and Chinese clients with investments in the U.S. or who wish to list their companies on American stock exchanges. Mitch Nussbaum, Partner and Chair of Loeb’s Securities Practice Group has developed a global securities practice, and to date has helped more than 50 Chinese companies go public in the U.S. Nussbaum said, “The new office will support our growing securities practice and allow us to better serve our clients by more effectively bridging culture, language and time zone difference while positioning the firm inside China to capitalize on the growth of China’s economic infrastructure and global investments.”

Loeb & Loeb’s Co-Chair John Frankenheimer noted, “As China moves from a manufacturing to a technology driven economy, our firm will be there to work with emerging businesses as well as established companies investing in China. Our Advanced Media and Technology and Entertainment and Media practice teams, working together, are experienced in providing a wide array of services to a myriad of global content production, distribution and technology companies.”

“The Beijing office will build on our firm’s strengths – a combination of private equity and cross border transactions, intellectual property matters and corporate and securities legal services,” added Co-Chair Michael Beck. “Eric brings the right mix of technology industry and corporate governance and transactional experience to help develop Loeb’s services in Beijing.”

Before joining Loeb & Loeb, Doering served as Vice President-General Counsel and Secretary for Loeb & Loeb client, Tiens Biotech Group, Inc. (USA), since 2005. Prior to that he was a Partner with Brobeck Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale) representing technology companies, venture capital firms and investment banks in cross-border corporate finance transactions, including venture capital, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm with more than 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; technology and outsourcing; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe. For more information about Loeb & Loeb please visit http://www.loeb.com/

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