Phoebe Yan

Phoebe Yan

Shanghai Free Trade Zone

Email phoebe.yan@​

Phone +86 21 2070 4815

Fax +86 21 2070 4999

LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Phoebe is a counsel based in Hogan Lovells Fidelity, Hogan Lovells’ Chinese associate office set up in Shanghai Free-Trade Zone. Phoebe provides expertise that has both legal and commercial value in three main areas: product liability and product recall; corporate investigations (FCPA, Chinese government, and whistle-blower related); and cross-border civil and commercial litigations.

Before moving to Hogan Lovells Fidelity, Phoebe worked at Hogan Lovells’ Shanghai office for many years. Before that, Phoebe worked at the litigation department of a Chinese law firm.

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

Education and admissions


J.D., The University of Iowa College of Law, 2010

B.A., Peking University, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

People's Republic of China

Representative experience

Assisting multinational clients in product, commercial, and financial litigation before Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong courts.

Handling contract disputes against business partners for U.S. and U.K. clients in life science and technology industries before Beijing courts and arbitration tribunals.

Handling many large and small scale product recall and field action projects in China for multinational companies in automobile, food, medical devices, and consumer electronics products industries.

Representing U.S. companies in various industries, regarding corruption and bribery issues before the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.

Conducting China-wide, cross-business internal investigation on behalf of several major multinational pharmaceuticals manufacturers.

Representing various clients in conducting internal audits, and preparing codes of conduct and manuals in dealing with sponsorships, third-party or distributor relationships, and marketing activities.

Advising a European chemical product company and a U.S. pharmaceutical company on China compliance and labour issues related to whistle-blower claims and conflict of interest investigations.

Representing various U.S. and European automotive products manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies in commercial bribery investigations by Chinese authorities.

Conducting FCPA due diligence for U.S. information technology and life sciences clients in acquisitions or joint ventures with Chinese companies.

Conduct FCPA and Chinese anti-corruption compliance training for multinational companies in consumer products, automobile, financial, energy, and information technology industries.

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