Anderson & Anderson LLP is an international law firm with over 100 years of experience. Our firm first opened its doors in 1885. In 1963 we began representing clients in Asia, opening our first Asian offices in 1972. Currently we represent clients from all over the world and have offices or affiliated offices in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Mongolia, India and Israel. With over forty years experience in China and over twenty years of experience operating in Mongolia, the firm has worked with and represented some of the biggest players in various sectors of business, both domestic and international.
Our Attorneys are admitted to practice in New York, California, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Washington D.C. and other U.S. jurisdictions as well as in Asian jurisdictions such as China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macao, and India. As a diverse firm, our attorneys are fluent in numerous languages including English, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Shanghainese, Hokkien, Hindi, Mongolian, Cantonese and other Chinese dialects.
Intellectual property registration and protection are a significant part of the firm’s work in Asia. The firm has litigated many IP cases successfully, including the first major IP case in China for some of the largest software manufactures, undertaking the first major IP litigation in Mongolia and successfully litigating IP cases in the USA.
Anderson & Anderson helped draft and register the first joint venture insurance company in China. It assisted in the first public offering of securities of a Mongolian bank on the Singapore Stock Exchange. The firm has a major energy, mining and real estate practice and has handled numerous corporate finance transactions, major loan agreements and leasing transactions, including aircraft leasing.
Our firm is led by Managing Partner, David C. Buxbaum, an experienced practitioner and litigator with over forty years of experience in Asia. He was the first American attorney invited to China to represent American business interests in 1972, after president Nixon’s historic visit. He has an extensive successful litigation record, including arguing a landmark case before the US Spring Court. Under his supervision and guidance, our Ulaanbaatar office has capably handled our Clients’ needs for over two decades, working on numerous legal projects within Mongolia, including advising one of the world’s largest soft drink companies on intellectual property matters within the country and representing and advising leading providers of financial information on how to navigate the Mongolian legal environment.
Anderson & Anderson has undertaken legal work in hundreds of major direct foreign investment matters, including drafting insurance joint venture contracts, establishing major power plant contracts and establishing hundreds of corporations, representative offices, joint ventures and wholly owned foreign companies in Asia. Additionally, we have provided legal services for Mongolia’s largest mining company and many foreign mining companies.
Anderson & Anderson has a very significant merger and acquisitions practice, including advising Asian firms on acquisitions in the USA, Israel, Europe and elsewhere, and drafting and processing all documentation necessary for such transactions.
The firm also undertakes a great variety of litigation and arbitration work, primarily in commercial fields, but also the firm does criminal litigation to assist individuals charged with crime in China, Japan and elsewhere.
Anderson & Anderson, though not a large firm，is one of the most dynamic legal firms in the world, representing clients who include the world’s leading corporations as well as individuals and small firms. It provides legal services at the highest professional level in very wide range of legal specialties, yet its billings are quite reasonable.