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Securities & Financial Services Partner Lanier Saperstein Rejoins Dorsey & Whitney in New York

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Lanier Saperstein has rejoined the Firm as a Partner in its Securities & Financial Services Litigation Practice Group.

Mr. Saperstein has precedent-setting experience representing international financial institutions and corporations in litigation and regulatory matters in the United States. He has been recognized by leading publications for his work in international banking. Among his high-profile matters, Mr. Saperstein was the first lawyer in the United States to require a litigant to use the Hague Evidence Convention when seeking confidential bank records from China. He rejoins Dorsey from Jones Day.

�We are pleased that Lanier has rejoined Dorsey,� noted Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. �Lanier is a terrific lawyer and is well-versed in the intricacies of banking, finance, and security issues. We welcome him back to our New York office.�

�I am excited to return to Dorsey,� said Mr. Saperstein. �The Firm has built an impressive U.S.-China practice and an award winning U.S.-China litigation dispute resolution team.� Mr. Saperstein added, �That distinguishes Dorsey from other firms. We have the ability to represent our Chinese clients with U.S.-trained, U.S.-China dually qualified, bilingual attorneys in China and a premier litigation team in the U.S.� Mr. Saperstein continued, �It�s no wonder Dorsey has won multiple awards for its U.S.-China litigation practice.�

Mr. Saperstein is a member of the NYCBA Compliance Committee, co-chair of its Subcommittee on International Developments, a member of the Legal Counsel Committee of the China General Chamber of Commerce - USA (CGCC), and an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, where he teaches banking-related courses. He has written extensively on matters impacting financial institutions, and his writings have been cited in dozens of prominent law journals.

�Our international and Asia-based clients are thrilled to hear that Lanier�s back,� shared Ray Liu, Partner and Beijing Office head of Dorsey & Whitney. �He has decades of practical experience and a skill set second-to-none in terms of representing major international financial institutions in a wide range of legal disputes in federal and New York state courts,� he further commented. �Lanier adds to our well-established cross-border dispute resolution team, it is just like �adding wings to a tiger.��

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