New York, NY – June 24, 2019 – Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, today announced that Howard Jiang has joined the Corporate Practice as Of Counsel based in the firm’s New York and Fort Lauderdale, Florida offices. Mr. Jiang will focus on domestic and trans-border corporate transactions, capital markets, and project finance matters.
“I have always admired and am thrilled to join Becker’s corporate team, many of whom I have known for years through our work on cross-border, capital market and project finance transactions. I look forward to working with them,” remarked Mr. Jiang.
Previously a partner at White and Williams LLP, Troutman Sanders, and Baker McKenzie in New York, Mr. Jiang represents clients in public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as domestic and foreign issuers and underwriters in public securities offerings and capital market transactions, including negotiated public mergers, tender offers, hostile takeovers, and going private transactions.
His practice also includes advising clients on ongoing securities law compliance matters. Mr. Jiang advises companies in the acquisition and sale of assets and equity, as well as the formation and dissolution of strategic alliances, joint ventures, and special arrangements in the U.S. and internationally.
Mr. Jiang counsels U.S. and foreign companies on investments in Europe, Asia, and China as well as the U.S. and represents clients in project finance and large infrastructure projects, including power plants, highways, railway and transit systems, mining oil and gas, and location-based entertainment developments.
Becker’s Managing Shareholder and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rosen said, “We welcome Howard to our expanding corporate and capital market practices. His wide-ranging cross-border corporate experience will be a great benefit to our clients at the highest level.”
Becker’s Regional Managing Shareholder Victor DiGioia added, “With the recent arrival of Paul Shur in New York, we are amplifying the suite of Becker’s corporate capabilities. Howard will add further depth to our top-tier corporate transactions, corporate finance, and bankruptcy practice areas.”
Becker’s Corporate Practice Group takes pride in becoming part of its clients’ business team. The firm makes it a priority to understand its clients’ operations and strategy and develop solutions from a business as well as a legal and regulatory perspective. Clients look to Becker to quarterback their transactions and focus on closing.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at www.beckerlawyers.com.