Amy L. Sommers, partner at Squire, Sandres & Dempsey in Shanghai, has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Ms. Sommers is an award-winning speaker, working at the Shanghai office of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Shanghai. In a conversational style she is able to explain complicated legal issues in China in both fluent English and Manderin to lay audiences. Ms. Sommers has a wealth of anecdotes to illustrate the points she want to make.
In 2007 she won the Business Woman of the Year award of the Expatriate Professional Women’s Society in Shanghai.
Amy L. Sommers has significant experience with corporate structuring, governance and operations issues in China. Her experience includes advising on a variety of international business and commercial transactions such as commercial financings, mergers and acquisitions, private placements of securities and dispositions of businesses and companies. She also counsels clients on various ongoing business transactions such as distribution, manufacturing and IP licensing arrangements, FCPA and anti-bribery compliance, customs and other government investigations.