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Jeffrey Wilson Counsel

Professional Experience

Mr. Wilson has almost two decades of experience assisting multinational corporations with labor and corporate law matters in the China region. 


After developing a background in PRC corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Wilson has focused exclusively on PRC labor law since 2006. He has advised many multinational corporations on labor issues relating to corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. He has also represented clients regarding reductions in force and employee transfer issues, and has drafted and reviewed numerous employment contracts and employee manuals. 


Mr. Wilson has also advised clients on stock option, data privacy, and employee benefit issues, as well as issues relating to the employment of foreign nationals in China. 


He has assisted the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai to prepare position papers for submission to the National People’s Congress and State Council regarding the Labor Contract Law, Implementing Regulations to Labor Contract Law, Employment Promotion Law, and Social Insurance Law. 


Mr. Wilson has spoken widely on PRC labor law in China, Europe, and the United States to groups including Economist Network, Association of Corporate Counsel, American Chamber of Commerce (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou), the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, and European Chamber of Commerce in China (Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Shenyang, Chongqing, Chengdu). He has also authored articles on PRC labor law for China Law and Practice and Labor & Employment Law (ABA). 

Education

J.D. University of Washington, 1991 


M.A. (International Studies-China), University of Washington, 1991 


B.A. (International Affairs), Lewis and Clark College, 1985 

Professional Associations

Member of New York State Bar


Member of American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai

Language Skills

Mandarin, English

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.