Managing Partner and Chief Representative of Sheppard Mullin’s Shanghai Office, Partner at Sheppard Mullin’s Corporate Practice Group
Mr. Williams' practice encompasses a broad range of general corporate and transactional matters in both the PRC and US, including private equity and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings. Mr. Williams has been recognized as one of the top China-based private equity/venture capital lawyers by Chambers Asia-Pacific in each year from 2009 through 2016. Mr. Williams is also co-chair of the Legal Committee of The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
A well regarded expert in corporate and securities law and cross-border transactions, Mr. Williams relocated from Silicon Valley to Shanghai in 2005 to open the office of a leading Silicon Valley law firm and represent Google in strategic investment and M&A transactions in China.
Over the years, Mr. Williams has represented private and public companies across many industries, including Alibaba, Alipay (支付宝(中国)网络技术有限