Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis is a partner in the firm’s Portland office. She focuses her practice on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, post acquisition integration, joint ventures, restructuring, corporate governance and other international transactions. Shiau Yen has extensive experience working on international corporate and cross-border matters, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, including market entry, expansion and exit; governance, commercial and licensing agreements. She also handles international subsidiary management for several companies.
In addition to corporate matters, Shiau Yen has experience with executive employment matters in the Asia Pacific region, including employment agreements; transfers of employees; and trade secret, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Shiau Yen practiced as the corporate counsel responsible for all corporate legal matters pertaining to SAS Institute Inc.’s regional offices and subsidiaries in the Asia-Pacific region. Shiau Yen was a member of the SAS global commercial transaction legal team. Prior to practicing law, she managed the World Trade Center North Carolina, including management of international trade delegations, and advocacy on international business issues and policies.