Dr. David Pan obtained his LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Pan was admitted to practice law in 2002. He is also admitted in New York State, USA.
Prior to joining Llinks, Dr. Pan has practiced law in China and in the U.S. over 18 years. He accumulated an in-depth knowledge on Chinese and international business culture and legal systems. Dr. Pan has once worked in two well-known Chinese law firms, and most recently worked for a Fortune 500 Company as its General Counsel for Greater China. In addition to his corporate services such as mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, technology license etc., Dr. Pan specializes in various compliance matters including anti-trust, anti-corruption, cyber security and data protection. The clients that he represented spread over various industries, including auto, investment, energy, pharmaceutical, chemical, medical, food, advanced manufacturing, sports and entertainment, retail and consumer, real estate.
Based on his thorough understanding on business operations, Dr. Pan also specializes in providing companies practical solution-oriented services in the regulatory compliance areas. He has advised well-known pharmaceutical, healthcare, education, professional service, tourism, advanced manufacturing, high-tech, retail and manufacture businesses in adopting, adapting and implementing antitrust and anti-corruption compliance programs in China, internal training, conducting internal investigations and dealing with external investigations, crisis management, and third party relationship management tactics.
In the early 2000s, Dr. Pan started to represent MNCs in data and cyber security related legal matters, such as offshore server, log records storage and filing, personal data collection and use, data integrity, centralized data process, differentiation between trade secrets and state secrets etc. In the course of handling these cases, Dr. Pan gained solid practical experiences in this field.
Dr. Pan is recommended by ALB, Chambers, Legal500, LEGALBAND, Who’s Who Legal as China Leading Lawyer in field of Corporate, Compliance, Antitrust and Competition, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.