William F. Barron

Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

William F. Barron

William F. Barron

Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Biography

A Davis Polk partner resident in Hong Kong, Mr. Barron has over 30 years of experience advising corporations, investment banks and financial investors in connection with capital markets, leveraged finance, M&A and other corporate finance transactions. He has worked in New York, London, Tokyo and, for the last 25 years, Hong Kong, and on transactions in every major country in Asia.

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Education
JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Class of 1984

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

AB with Distinction
Class of 1979

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.

Career History
Partner
1984 - Current

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

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Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Xinhua Finance Media Ltd. issued USD American Depositary Shares (ADS)

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Baidu issued USD American Depositary Shares (ADS)

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51job, Inc. issued USD American Depositary Shares (ADS)

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to the Hong Kong Bar
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William F. Barron is affiliated with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Covington & Burling LLP

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