George H. Wang practices corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He has represented domestic and multinational clients on numerous domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition, private equity, venture capital and related transactions. George has also served as de facto general counsel for the United States operations of several global clients, providing his strategic legal experience in completing multijurisdictional M&A transactions as well as corporate, joint venture, strategic alliance and licensing matters and general legal advice.
Whether leading a complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions transaction or guiding an international client in establishing its United States corporate presence, George has the experience and judgment to advise clients as to recommended courses of action and strategies to achieve desired outcomes. George recently led the New York corporate teams in several large cross-border private equity and merger and acquisition transactions, including transactions which were awarded 2014 Cross-Border Deal of the Year by Global M&A Network and 2013 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year by LatinFinance.
George has represented strategics, private equity funds, their portfolio companies and family offices in acquiring North American, Asian and European targets, completing serial acquisitions, multi-continent M&A transactions, acquisitions of United States public companies and “going private” transactions and joint ventures. He also recently guided a Texas-based E&P consulting firm client in successfully asserting employee non-solicitation covenants against a Thai-based competitor; Korean IT technology chaebol in defending trade secret misappropriation claims; and New York-based healthcare provider in a trademark infringement matter against a major hospital operator in the Northeast United States.
George was recently named Cornell Asian Alumni Association Honoree of the Year by his alma mater, Cornell University and The Cornell Law School. For more than a decade, George served as an Educational Counselor to the Admissions Committee of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and recently rolled off as Board Chair of the Asian American Federation, the leading pan-Asian advocacy organization in the New York metropolitan area working to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans.