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Provided by Charles C Comey

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Practice Areas

Private Equity Investments + Buyouts; Mergers + Acquisitions; Private Funds; Public Companies Counseling + Compliance; Corporate Governance; Emerging Companies + Venture Capital

Career

Chuck advises on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, and joint ventures and strategic alliances in the technology, consumer and life sciences sectors. His practice experience includes working on the ground in China and Japan for 16 years.

Beginning in 1994, Chuck was seconded by Morrison & Foerster to the legal department of a major Japanese trading company, and thereafter was resident for nine years in Morrison & Foerster’s Tokyo office, where he specialized in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and strategic alliances. Before relocating to Silicon Valley in July 2010, Chuck opened and served as managing partner of the firm’s Shanghai office from 2003 – 2010. He reads and speaks Mandarin.

Personal

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Yale University

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Corporate/M&A - USA
F
Foreign expert in China

Charles Comey is well known for his work representing clients in a variety of corporate transactions, particularly those involving Chinese and Japanese parties. He is especially skilled in deals in the technology, life sciences and consumer sectors.
"He's great and has good insights."


Corporate/M&A (International Firms) - China
Expertise based abroad in China

Based in Palo Alto, Charles Comey is trusted by clients in the technology and life sciences sectors to handle China-related M&A and private equity deals. "Charles Comey has a lot of experience and is very professional," reports an admiring client.

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