A large iCourt delegation, consisting of more than 150 Chinese lawyers, most of whom are managing partners and executive committee members of Chinese law firms, visited Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP’s offices in New York City in early May. Carter Ledyard partner Pang Zhang-Whitaker arranged the visit, and Executive Committee members Jeff Boxer and Bryan Hall, Managing Partner Judith Wallace and IP partner Jack Griem presented to the delegation on U.S. law firm structure, governance, management, and technology as well as providing an overview of U.S. intellectual property law. As part of the visit, the delegation toured the firm’s library, where Carter Ledyard partner Tom Davis highlighted the firm’s legacy and notable colleagues. The visiting Chinese lawyers and Carter Ledyard representatives also discussed U.S.-China cross border opportunities and future collaboration possibilities.
iCourt is a leading Chinese professional legal training program provider in China, whose alumni include lawyers, judges, in-house legal counsel, prosecutors and law school professors. More than 100,000 Chinese legal professionals have participated in iCourt’s programs since 2013.