Jiangang (“James”) Ou is an International Partner with N&C and co-head of the firm’s fast growing China Practice. He advises clients in disputes and transactions that concern the Sino-US market. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border litigation, international arbitration, government and internal investigations, PRC information compliance counseling, and litigation in the Chinese courts.
A seasoned China practitioner, Mr. Ou counsels US and multinational corporations and individuals on sensitive matters relating to foreign investment in China and the PRC regulatory environment. He advises international clients on risk management for their China operations, particularly as such relates to:
- China-related FCPA
- PRC Official and Commercial Bribery
- Commercial litigation and Chinese court procedure
- PRC seated arbitration
- Complex fraud
- Trade secret theft and infringement
- Unfair competition
- Products liability
Mr. Ou devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing Chinese companies and individuals before US courts and international and domestic tribunals. As a native speaker of Mandarin and with more than one decade of experience practicing law in China, Mr. Ou is able to interpret and explain the special issues that often arise in China-related litigation in the US. He also represents Chinese companies and individuals in criminal and administrative proceedings before US government agencies.
Mr. Ou earned his law degrees from East China University of Political Science and Law and University of Houston Law Center. He’s admitted in China and the State of New York.