Paul Lin
Partner-In-Charge
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
Paul Lin is a member of the firmís corporate practice and focuses on cross-border corporate transactions, M&A/takeovers and corporate finance. He also serves the role of outside general counsel for clients in coordinating general litigation, antitrust litigation, intellectual property litigation and matters in other practice areas. Mr. Lin is the partner-in-charge of the firmís Irvine office.

Mr. Lin advises clients ranging from multinational public corporations and Chinese state-owned enterprises to medium and small privately held businesses in a broad range of industry segments, including high-tech, consumer products, infrastructure and city development, automotive, green energy and biotech.

He represents a number of the largest electronics technology companies and digital television and monitor manufacturers in a number of corporate transaction and intellectual property litigation matters in the United States and various Asia-based clients in litigation matters.

Mr. Lin is a frequent speaker on cross-border M&A and has participated in forums such as the Caijing Conference in Beijing and the UCLA U.S.-China Business Law Conference in Los Angeles. He serves as a board member on the Deanís Business Advisory Council, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Mr. Lin is also active in the Asian-American community and cross-border associations and is a member of, and serves as the General Counsel and Secretary for the Committee of 100, an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that brings a Chinese-American perspective to issues concerning Asian-Americans and U.S.-China relations.