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Shusheng Wang

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Education

Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1997

People's University of China, Beijing, PRC, LL.M.

Shandong University, Jinan, PRC, LL.B.

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan 

U.S. Tax Court

Languages

Shusheng Wang is the firm's Co-Director for Global Business and a member of the firm's China practice.

His expertise involves international business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, tax planning and litigation. He also has extensive experience in joint ventures, technology transfers, off-shore structures, as well as greenfield projects. 

In last few years, Shusheng has assisted Chinese companies to invest over $3.5 billion dollars in the United States.  He currently represents more than 150 Chinese enterprises conducting business in the United States and is assisting multiple U.S. firms in expanding their business in China. These companies include automotive, pharmaceutical, life science, battery manufacturing, real estate and other industries.

Shusheng was a member of the General Motors Corporation legal staff for ten years. While at GM, he was primarily responsible for legal matters related to joint ventures in China, including Shanghai GM, Jinbei GM, Guangxi Wuling GM and Shandong Dongyue SGM. He was also responsible for GM's global transfer pricing strategies and implementation and advised on the U.S. taxation of international operations, foreign tax credit issues, global repatriation planning, as well as IRS audits.

He is a former visiting scholar at Duke University (1991-1993), an assistant research fellow of the Chinese Academy of Social Science (1988-1991) and an assistant professor at the People's University of China (1986-1988).

Representative Matters

Honors

Named to "Leaders in the Law - Class of 2016" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, March 2016

Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law 2013-present

DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers, International Trade and Finance 2011, Corporate Law 2015-2016

Ford Foundation, Ford Foundation Scholarship

Shandong University, China, selected as one of ten Outstanding Overseas Alumni, 2008

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan

American Bar Association

Michigan-China Innovation Center, Advisory Board

Detroit Chinese Business Association, Advisory Council

Speeches

Spoke at various business and professional conferences in the U.S., China and Mexico, 2006-2014

Conducted seminars on U.S. business law and taxation for delegations from the State Administration of Taxation of PRC, Shanghai Tax Bureau, Shenyang Customs, Shandong Automotive Industry Association and Chongqing City Government, 1998-2006

Performed translations for meetings between IRS officials and Chinese tax authorities, 2003-2005

Lectured on American political and legal system for senior Chinese officials of the Central Government of PRC, 1991

Organized international conference "The United States and Asia Pacific Region in the Twentieth Century," Beijing, 1991

Publications

Authored and co-authored five books and over thirty articles in Chinese and English.

Articles