Northeast Asia

John Holden leads our China practice, after spending more than 25 years doing business on the ground in Greater China. Our Japan and Korea work in Washington, DC is led by Thomas C. Hubbard, a former ambassador to South Korea with 40 years of diplomatic experience managing relations with Korea and Japan; and Christopher LaFleur, based in Tokyo, has served in top diplomatic positions dealing with Japan, including as Deputy Chief of Mission in Tokyo.


With former ambassadors to every market of consequence in East Asia, and resources on the ground in Beijing, Singapore, and four other Asian markets, we offer our clients in-depth local and regional coverage throughout the Asia-Pacific region.


We’ve lived in or worked on:

  • Japan
  • Korea
  • US-Korea FTA
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • APECĀ 

We speak:

  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

Our Regional Team

Based in the region