June 10 2019
Richard I. Anslow, a member of the Firm, is a senior corporate and securities attorney whose practice focuses on domestic and international securities, financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation. His practice encompasses representation of a variety of public and private company issuers, investors and investment banks.
In the securities area, Mr. Anslow has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and consummating initial and other public offerings, “PIPE” offerings and other public and private corporate financings (including private equity and venture stage), as well as reverse merger transactions, including for domestic and international companies (including Chinese and Canadian companies).
In the corporate area, he represents companies across many industry sectors in mergers and acquisitions, public reporting requirements, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate formations and corporate restructurings. He also represents companies in their efforts to list or be quoted on United States stock exchanges, including NYSE and NASDAQ, as well as assisting FINRA registered broker-dealers in the Form 15c-211 process to obtain quotations on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board and OTCQX and OTCQB Markets.
Mr. Anslow is a frequent lecturer in the areas of PIPE and other financing transactions, going public through reverse mergers (including reverse mergers with simultaneous financings, known as Alternative Public Offerings) and self filings, and working with Chinese-based public companies. He has also been a frequent contributor to articles included in industry publications such as the Reverse Merger Report and the PIPEs Report.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Anslow was the founder and managing partner of Anslow & Jaclin, LLP for 20 years. Prior to that, he worked as a tax attorney for Ernst & Young (formerly known as Arthur Young & Co.) in New York City. Mr. Anslow is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Association committees on various areas of securities law.
Mr. Anslow received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.
June 10 2019
Jonathan H. Deblinger, a member of the Firm, represents both publicly-traded and privately-held companies, including UK entities, across a wide range of industries, including investment services, hospitality, technology, biotechnology, fashion, internet media and security services. His principal experience includes representing buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions with operating companies and by private equity firms, and issuers and investors in private and public investment transactions.
Mr. Deblinger assists public companies with the preparation and filing of 1933 Act registration statements, including those related to IPOs, secondary offerings, rights offerings and registered direct offerings, and 1934 Act reports and registration statements. He also advises public companies on PIPE transactions and tender offers and their related issues, going private transactions, listing compliance for various stock exchanges and securities law compliance.
Mr. Deblinger also counsels hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and other companies in general business matters, including formation, capital raising, joint ventures, acquisitions, investments, bankruptcy related sales and financings and other strategic business relationships.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Deblinger was a partner at Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP. Mr. Deblinger received his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Mr. Deblinger graduated with his Bachelor of Science from the Honors Program at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, with concentrations in finance and accounting. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
June 10 2019
Barry I. Grossman, a member of the Firm since its founding in 1992, is a corporate/tax attorney who specializes in business transactions as well as tax matters. Mr. Grossman’s practice focuses on representing emerging growth companies and investment banks in initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, shelf takedowns, registered direct placements, PIPEs and other private placements (144A, Reg D, Reg A, Reg S, etc.) as well as general securities (including 34 Act filings) and corporate matters. Mr. Grossman’s transactional experience includes public and private financings, structuring sales and acquisitions of companies, mergers and reorganizations, and organizing partnerships. Mr. Grossman also regularly represents public companies regarding their SEC regulatory matters and NYSE or NASDAQ requirements. As a member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, he has been involved in over 300 public financings representing issuers and underwriters. Along with other members of his Firm, Mr. Grossman has been involved at various stages with over 100 registered blind pool offerings (commonly referred to as “SPACs”) which have raised more than $2.0 billion, reverse mergers (for domestic and foreign, mainly Chinese, companies) and over one hundred private placements, many into public companies (commonly referred to as “PIPEs”). In connection with public offerings Mr. Grossman has represented issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow on offerings, registered direct offerings, confidentially marketed public offering, at the market offerings and other debt and equity financings. Along with other members of the firm Mr. Grossman has been counsel to numerous companies involved in M&A transactions including more than 30 SPAC M&A assignments.
Mr. Grossman’s clients include bio-tech companies, medical device companies, software developers, FINRA registered broker/dealers and other companies involved in the financial sector, companies involved in homeland defense, SPACs, mining companies, real estate developers, manufacturing companies, and a number of small businesses. The Firm represents nearly 70 public companies with respect to their ongoing 34 Act reporting responsibilities and general corporate matters and more than 25 investment banks.
Mr. Grossman has represented a broad range of foreign companies including Israeli, Indian and Korean entities with an emphasis on Chinese companies who have listed in the United States. Mr. Grossman has counseled public companies in going dark and/or going private transactions as well as companies preparing for and responding to investigations and litigation resulting from short-selling attacks.
Mr. Grossman has previously been associated with the RTZ Group (which includes Kennecott Copper Corporation and U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation), an international conglomerate with approximately $8 billion in U.S. assets. He was also previously associated with the New York City law firms of Battle Fowler and Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley Myerson & Casey. Mr. Grossman was formerly a member of the advisory board of Wardenclyffe (a venture capital and investment firm). Mr. Grossman received a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany and an LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and before the United States Tax Court and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Grossman serves on the Board of Directors of Camp Louemma, a not-for-profit camp, and is a founding member of the University at Albany Lawyer’s Association.
June 10 2019
Sabrina H. He, an associate of the Firm, practices in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on public offering, private placement, securities regulation and general corporate matters. She also has experience in going-private transaction, strategic acquisition, joint venture, and corporate governance.
Ms. He received a Juris Doctor degree from John Marshall Law School – Chicago where she graduated cum laude and was a member of the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law. She also received a LL.B and B.S. in Psychology from Peking University and a LL.M degree from University of San Francisco.
Ms. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and District of Columbia. She is a member of the New York City Bar and has served on the City Bar International Law Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. He was associated with McLaughlin & Stern LLP and also served as corporate counsel to a public company in the technology sector. She is fluent in Mandarin.
June 10 2019
Mr. Huo’s practice covers a variety of areas including corporate, cross-boarder transactions and intellectual property.
Mr. Huo’s corporate and securities law practices concentrate on corporate finance, merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate advice. For example, Mr. Huo assisted Chinese clients with their initial public offering, follow-on offering, PIPE, SPACs, and M&A transactions. In addition, Mr. Huo counsels U.S. companies transacting business in and related to China.
Mr. Huo practices intellectual property law with focus on providing strategic intellectual property counseling, patent procurement and enforcement, including intellectual property litigation. He also represented several Chinese defendants in a class action antitrust lawsuit involving the export of magnesite from China.
Previously, Mr. Huo practiced law in China for four years as the general counsel for a leading Chinese company. During that time, he handled numerous commercial litigations and obtained favorable outcomes in several high profile cases involving futures trading, bank loan guarantee and international trade. His corporate law experience in China includes investment, M&A and IPO transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with the firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP.
Mr. Huo received his LL.M. degree from Cornell Law School in 2004, LL.M. degree from University of Bristol Law School in 2003, and LL.M. degree from Renmin University of China Law School in 1998. He received his B.S. in Material Physics from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 1996. He is admitted to practice law in New York, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and China.
June 10 2019
Shang Jiang, an Associate of the Firm, practices in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on securities regulation, public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. She has extensive experience advising clients on cross-border transactions.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Jiang was associated with the New York office of a top-tier Chinese law firm. Ms. Jiang received her Juris Doctor and LL.M. degrees from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She also received an MBA degree from Indiana University Kelley School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language and a Bachelor of Law from Xiamen University.
She was selected as a Rising Star in the Business & Corporate Practice Area in 2018 and 2019 by Super Lawyers publication.
Ms. Jiang is admitted to practice in the State of New York. She is a native Mandarin speaker.
June 10 2019
Cynthia Li, an associate of the Firm, practices in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. She has extensive experience in international business transactions.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Li practiced in a boutique firm in New York and a leading Chinese firm in China, where she advised on a variety of transactions, including venture capital practice, real estate transactions, cross-border and domestic M&A deals, as well as PE investments. Ms. Li received her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and her L.L.B and B.A. degrees from Wuhan University.
Ms. Li is admitted to practice in in New York and New Jersey, and is qualified to practice in P.R.C. She is a native Mandarin speaker.
October 18 2019
Jiayin Liao, an associate of the Firm, represents domestic and international companies in securities, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and general corporate matters, with a focus on helping private companies in China navigate the complexities of the U.S. capital markets in their initial public offerings (IPOs) and ongoing public reporting requirements. He also advises clients in connection with their general business matters, financings, and substantial acquisitions. Mr. Liao has represented businesses in numerous industries, including energy, manufacturing, financial services, real estate and health care. As a native speaker of Mandarin and Cantonese, Mr. Liao is a skilled communicator and offers practical advice for China-based companies.
Mr. Liao received a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School and a LL.B. from Northwest A&F University. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.
August 06 2019
Rui Ma is an associate in the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Department. He is active in supporting the Firm’s practices in a wide range of corporate and securities law, with a focus on securities regulation, public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He has extensive knowledge advising clients on cross-border transactions.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Ma represented local business owners and employees in labor and employment litigations before the federal courts, particularly wage and hour cases. Mr. Ma received his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, and his LL.B. from China University of Political Science and Law, one of the best law schools in China.
Mr. Ma is admitted to practice in the State of New York, United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern District of New York. He is a native Mandarin speaker.
June 10 2019
Benjamin S. Reichel, a member of the Firm, is a corporate and securities attorney. His practice is focused on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate law. Mr. Reichel’s experience includes representation of issuers, investors, underwriters and placement agents in connection with both public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. In particular, he has experience with initial public offerings, secondary public offerings, SPACs, private placements and PIPE transactions. Mr. Reichel has represented public companies in connection with their ’34 Act reporting requirements, regulatory compliance and general corporate governance matters. He has also counseled both public and private companies regarding mergers and acquisitions (including “reverse mergers”), joint ventures, corporate finance, bank financings, and other aspects of corporate and securities law.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Reichel was a partner at a number of law firms, including Haynes and Boone, LLP and Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP. Mr. Reichel received his law degree from New York University School of Law and received a B.A. in economics and finance from Yeshiva University. He is a member of the American Bar Association and admitted to practice in the State of New York.
June 10 2019
Lijia Sanchez, a member of the Firm, represents domestic and international clients in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on securities regulation. She advises clients in connection with public offerings and private placements (PIPEs), ongoing SEC reporting requirements, mergers and acquisitions, federal and state securities law compliance and stock exchange listings. She has extensive experience in international business transactions, especially in Asia.
Ms. Sanchez received her Juris Doctor degree at Cornell University School of Law in 2008 and received a Bachelor of Law degree at Fudan University, Shanghai in 2005. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York. She is a native Mandarin speaker.
June 10 2019
Wei Wang, a member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, represents domestic and international companies in corporate and securities matters with a focus on Chinese private and public companies. Born and raised in China and bilingual in Mandarin and English, Ms. Wang bridges cultural gaps with practical, business-oriented advice and helps China-based companies reach their corporate objectives.
Ms. Wang focuses on representing private companies in China in their initial public offerings (IPOs) in the U.S., helping clients navigate the SEC review process and complexities associated with listings on the stock exchanges. She also advises on the public offerings of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and the merger and acquisition of SPACs. In addition, Ms. Wang represents public companies in connection with their public and private offerings, SEC reporting requirements, regulatory compliance (including ongoing compliance with the SEC, NYSE and NASDAQ) as well as general corporate matters.
Ms. Wang received her L.L.M. and J.D. degrees from Fordham University and her L.L.B and B.A. degrees from Shandong University. Ms. Wang is admitted in New York.
June 10 2019
Annie Y. Wong, Of Counsel to the Firm, focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity formation as well as general corporate matters.
Ms. Wong received a Juris Doctor degree in 1980 from the New York University School of Law where she was a Root-Tilden Scholar, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977 from the College of Arts and Sciences of Cornell University.
Ms. Wong is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.
June 10 2019
Jessica Yuan, a member of the Firm, represents domestic and international clients in all aspects of corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on securities regulation, public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and corporate governance matters. She has extensive experience in international business transactions, especially in Asia.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Yuan was associated with the law firm of Loeb & Loeb LLP.
Ms. Yuan received a Juris Doctor degree from American University, Washington College of Law in 2007 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Amherst College in 2002. She is fluent in Mandarin. Ms. Yuan is admitted to practice in the State of New York.