Cadwalader Strengthens Capital Markets Presence in Beijing with Strategic Hire

Cadwalader Strengthens Capital Markets Presence in Beijing with Strategic Hire

Rose W. Zhu brings deep expertise to Cadwalader's burgeoning offering in Asia

PR Newswire

BEIJING, NEW YORK, and HONG KONG, Jan. 2, 2013

BEIJING, NEW YORK, and HONG KONG, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Cadwalader,
Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial
institutions and corporations, today announced that Rose Zhu, an established
attorney with deep inroads throughout China, has joined the firm's Corporate
Group as a partner. Rose is the fourth partner to join the Firm's Asia
practice since 2012 and she will reside in the Beijing office.

W. Christopher White, Chairman of Cadwalader said: "Rose has a proven track
record of providing best in class counsel to some of China's largest
corporations. We are pleased to welcome her to the Firm and look forward to
bringing her skills to our clients. Rose's appointment comes at an important
time for Cadwalader as we further advance our practice in both Beijing and
China as a whole."

Rose joins Cadwalader from K&L Gates LLP where she was a partner specializing
in capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and bank financing transactions. In
this capacity she worked with issuers and underwriters navigating complex
cross-border transactions throughout Hong Kong, Europe and the U.S. Rose has
advised clients such as China Development Bank, Sinochem, China Construction
Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, CITIC Bank and Postal Savings Bank of China,
among others. She has also advised several investment banks, such as China
International Capital Corporation, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank,
Morgan Stanley and Macquarie, leading outbound and inbound transactions
related to deal structure, deal protection, governance and defensive

"Cadwalader has a sterling global reputation. I am thrilled to be part of this
Firm's expanding geographic footprint in China," commented Zhu.

"I am pleased to welcome Rose to Cadwalader. We are growing our presence in
China and her appointment reflects our continued commitment to provide our
clients with talented counsel," stated Rocky Lee, Head of Cadwalader's Asia

Prior to her returning to Beijing, Rose worked in New York and Hong Kong for
over a decade. She holds an L.L.B. degree with Honors and graduated first in
her class from the Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, holds an
M.A. degree in Public Policy from Duquesne University and received her J.D.
degree with Honors from Stanford Law School. Rose is also a Member of
Strathmore's 'Who's Who Directory'. Rose is fluent in English and Mandarin.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, is one of the world's
leading international law firms, with offices in New York, Washington,
Charlotte, Houston, London, Hong Kong, Beijing and Brussels. Cadwalader
serves a diverse client base, including many of the world's top financial
institutions, undertaking business in more than 50 countries in six
continents. The firm offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, business
fraud, corporate finance, corporate governance, energy, environmental,
financial restructuring and reorganizations, healthcare, intellectual
property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private client, private
equity, real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, and tax.
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