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Edward L. Williams Counsel

Professional Experience

A trusted advisor to senior executives and an experienced business lawyer with substantial professional experience in the United States of America, the People's Republic of China and Asia Pacific Region. Practice has encompassed a broad range of sophisticated legal and commercial activities.  Experiences include oil, gas and energy, chemicals and refining, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, sensitive investigations, enforcement actions, dispute resolution, general corporate and on-going legal advice and counsel to multinational businesses in America, China and throughout Asia.  Edward played a leading role advising on China’s first integrated refining and petrochemical facility to include foreign participation.  A published author on mergers and acquisitions in the PRC, Mr. Williams has stewarded billions of dollars worth of transactions in the PRC and throughout Asia.


University of Tennessee College of Law, George C. Taylor Law Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Juris Doctor Degree, June, 1985. Dean's List. Full scholarship. Authored paper on anti-dumping duties and non-market economy countries. 

Washington College of Law, The American University, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1981 - 1982. Top tenth percentile. 

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A., Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, December, 1979. Fu Jen University, Chinese Language Center, Hsin-chu, Taiwan. September - December, 1976. 

Miami University, Intensive Chinese Language Program, Hsin-chuang, Taiwan. June - August, 1976. 

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas, USA

Language Skills

English, Mandarin

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.