Ron Cai: Corporate lawyer with a vision
the air and the rich opportunities in the Chinese market.
“So I decided to set my base in Hong Kong, where I could focus on US-China business issues,” Cai said. From 1994 to 1998, Cai worked for Graham & James in Hong Kong.
In 2000, Cai took the head position at Davis Wright Tremaine’s office in Shanghai. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a multinational law firm with more than 500 lawyers serving clients in the US and worldwide. The Shanghai office, established in 1994, was the first American law firm in Shanghai.
Cai concentrated on foreign investment into China, working with multinational companies. He also serves as a mediator for the US-China Business Mediation Center, which consists of 24 disputeresolution experts — 12 from the United States and 12 from China.
Cai served as chairman of the legal committee for the American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai, between 2008 and 2010, and as a board member for the China Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He is co-president of the Columbia University Alumni Association in Shanghai and speaks and writes frequently on USChinese business issues.
He is familiar with industries including e-commerce, high-tech, media and entertainment, retail and distribution, healthcare, renewable energy, transportation, heavy machinery and infrastructure projects. He also represents Chinese companies in their business transactions and litigation in the US.
His clients include the Bank of China, Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services, Brioche Doree China, China Central
Ron Cai has helped open China to the world by advising multinational corporations doing business in China now.