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Phoebe Yan

Senior Associate

Phoebe Yan
English, Mandarin
Practice Group

When clients are faced with FCPA investigations, product liability, trade secret and labour law disputes they turn to Phoebe for her assistance. She has a wealth of experience representing multinational companies in FCPA and Chinese anti-bribery law related investigations. She assists in every step of the investigation, including designing investigative strategies and objectives, supervising document review, leading interviews, drafting reports and presentations, and advising internal control and due diligence programs.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Phoebe worked at a top-tier Chinese law firm as a litigator.  She gained strong researching and analysing skills as well as in-depth knowledge of Chinese civil law and court system from the training she received. 

Phoebe holds a J.D. from the University of Iowa, College of Law. She earned her bachelor's degree from Peking University and she is qualified in both New York and China. 

Representative experience

Representing various multinationals in product liability and clinical trial litigations in China and provided advice regarding product recalls of automotive parts and household appliances products.

Representing various multinationals in cross-border trade secret misappropriation cases regarding software, gasification and LCD technology.

Arguing a multinational client in a labor law arbitration before the Beijing Municipal Labor Dispute Arbitration Committee regarding wrongful dismissal of an executive.

Conducting FCPA internal investigations for various multinationals and their Chinese vendors.

Conducting compliance training to a world leading automotive parts manufacturer and a cosmetics conglomerate.

Providing advice to a pharmaceutical company regarding anti-bribery investigation initiated by Chinese Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC).

Conducting compliance due diligence for a world renowned business information company regarding their vendors selection.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, 2010
  • B.A., Peking University, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • New York
  • People's Republic of China

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