Theámost recent of six new hires ináGreater China, Sussman joins from Coudert Brothers where he was a senior associate in Beijing.

Commenting on his appointment as Counsel in Shanghai, Howard Chao, partner and head of OÆMelveny & Myers says, ôLawrence Sussman is one of the most prominent tax and transactional lawyers in China, and will satisfy the growing needs of our clients for sophisticated services in this area.öá

ôOÆMelveny & Myers is involved in some of the most innovative transactions in China today," he adds.á"To do them we increasingly need specialists, including tax experts, to execute deals properly.ö