Lanier Saperstein, Securities and Financial Services Partner, Joins Dorsey & Whitney in New York


NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP today announced that Lanier Saperstein has joined the firm as a partner in its Securities Litigation and Financial Services practice group.

Mr. Saperstein has unparalleled experience representing financial institutions and international corporations in litigation and regulatory matters in the United States. He has been recognized by leading publications for his work in international banking. Among his high-profile cases, Saperstein was the first lawyer in the United States to require a litigant to use the Hague Evidence Convention when seeking to obtain confidential banking documents from China. . He joined Dorsey since Jones Day.

“We are delighted that Lanier has joined Dorsey,” said Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. “Lanier is an excellent lawyer and is familiar with the intricacies of banking, financial and security matters. We welcome him to our New York office.

“I am delighted to be returning to Dorsey,” said Mr. Saperstein. “The firm has built an impressive US-China practice and an award-winning US-China dispute resolution team. Mr. Saperstein added, “It sets Dorsey apart from other companies. We have the ability to represent our Chinese clients with bilingual lawyers trained in the United States, United States and China, and a leading litigation team in the United States. -Practice of litigation in China.

Mr. Saperstein is a member of the NYCBA Compliance Committee, Co-Chair of its Subcommittee on International Developments, a member of the Legal Advisors Committee of the China-United States General Chamber of Commerce (CGCC), and Assistant Professor at the Fordham Law School. , where he teaches courses related to banking. He has written extensively on issues impacting financial institutions and his writing has been cited in dozens of leading legal journals.

“Our international and Asian-based clients are delighted to hear that Lanier is back,” said Ray Liu, partner and director of the Beijing office of Dorsey & Whitney. “He has decades of practical experience and unmatched skills in representing large international financial institutions in a wide range of litigation before federal and New York State courts,” he added. “Lanier joins our well-established cross-border dispute resolution team, it’s like ‘adding wings to a tiger.’ ”

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Customers have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With offices in the United States and Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey offers an integrated and proactive approach to the legal and business needs of its clients. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most successful companies across a wide range of industries, including leaders in banking, energy, food and agribusiness, healthcare health, mining and natural resources; and public-private project development, as well as major non-profit and government entities.


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