Edward SWIFT

Of Counsel

Edward has over 20 years of legal experience working as in-house counsel for some of the world’s most respected companies, with a practice area that encompasses technology transactions, intellectual property protection, anti-trust and white-collar matters, export control, employment law and dispute resolution. Edward has been a key advisor and business partner to senior management with respect to a wide range of compliance issues, including multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other employee-related matters.

Admitted to the Nevada (U.S.) Bar in 1993

EDUCATION

  • California Western (J.D.)
  • American University (International Relations, B.A.)
  • Beijing Foreign Language Normal College, 1987

PRACTICE

  • Dolby Laboratories, Senior Director, Beijing and Taipei
  • China.com, SVP and General Counsel, Hong Kong
  • Hitachi Data Systems, Asia Pacific General Counsel, Hong Kong
  • GE, Director – Legal and Corporate Affairs, Washington, D.C. and Hong Kong
  • Baker & McKenzie, Associate, Taipei

LANGUAGES

  • English, Chinese, Spanish

PREFERRED AREAS OF PRACTICE

OTHER

  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • Member of the Taipei European School’s British Primary Council