DFDL strengthens its Myanmar team with regional partner, William D Greenlee, Jr

30 Nov, 2012

To meet the demands of DFDL’s Myanmar practice, Mr. William D Greenlee, Jr., Partner and former head of the firm’s Indonesian practice has relocated to the Myanmar office.


He has taken up the position as Deputy Managing Director Myanmar, working with Managing Director and Partner James Finch and the firm’s team of five expatriates and six Myanmar lawyers based in the firm’s Yangon office.


William’s practice focuses on M&A project finance and includes negotiating, structuring, documenting and managing large private equity and opportunity-fund companies and transactions. William holds a B.A. degree from the University of Oregon in Asian Studies with a minor in East Asian literature and Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco. William is a member of the State Bar of California, State Bar of Nevada, State Bar of California International Law Section and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He speaks English, Mandarin, Thai and Bahasa Indonesian.


“DFDL has a long historical presence in Myanmar. The recent political and economic changes have brought a fast and growing interest from international investors for the country. To meet with this demand, we have significantly strengthened our teams of legal and tax advisers over the past year locally. William’s expertise in capital markets and M&A, and his regional experience, will be an extremely valuable addition to our Myanmar practice and a great asset for all of our clients wanting to invest in the country,” Martin Desautels, Managing Partner, said. 

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