The GLEE project’s China research team is a consortium of researchers from several leading universities and law firms in both China and the United States, with Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School as the main institutional partner. With China’s modernizing legal system and the increasingly important roles that Chinese companies play in the global economy, Chinese lawyers face both strong challenges and great opportunities in the age of globalization. GLEE China research is the first comprehensive empirical study that examines all sectors of the Chinese corporate legal market, including domestic and international elite law firms, corporate counsel, legal education, inbound and outbound investments, and public interest lawyering. Using diverse social science methods such as survey, interviews, participant observation, and archival research, GLEE China researchers hope to contribute, individually and collectively, to the understanding of the historical change, current status, and future prospects of the corporate sector of the Chinese legal profession, as well as its relationship to legal professions in India, Brazil, and other emerging economies.
- Sida Liu, University of Toronto
- David B. Wilkins, Harvard Law School
- John Bliss, University of Denver Strum School of Law
- Jin Dong, SUNY Buffalo
- Henry Gao, Singapore Management University
- Su Li, Fenwick & West
- Xueyao Li, KoGuan School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong
- John Ohnesorge, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine
- Rachel Stern, University of California, Berkeley
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