Gibson Dunn Adds International Trade Lawyer David A. Wolber to Hong Kong


March 3, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that David A. Wolber has joined the firm as legal counsel in the Hong Kong office. Wolber will continue his international business practice at Gibson Dunn.

“We are delighted that David has returned to Gibson Dunn after an impressive tenure at two major global financial institutions,” said Judith Lee, Co-Chair of the firm’s International Trade Practice Group. “With his in-house experience, his addition is of great benefit to our clients as they continue to navigate their most important international business deals.”

Wolber advises companies on complex legal, compliance, reputational, political and other risks arising from the interplay of various international trade, national security and financial crime laws and regulations, with a particular focus on economic sanctions and Trade, Export Controls, Investment Controls/CFIUS, Anti-Money Laundering, and Anti-Bribery and Corruption.

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Wolber served as Global Financial Crime Advisor for HSBC, based in Hong Kong, where he advised the bank globally on related compliance and risk mitigation strategies. sanctions of various jurisdictions, export controls, anti-money laundering, ABC and national security laws and regulations, with a particular focus on those issues affecting banking in Asia. Previously, he acted in a similar capacity as Global Financial Crime Advisor at MUFG Bank. Wolber was previously a partner at Gibson Dunn from 2011 to 2017. Prior to becoming an attorney, Wolber spent more than 10 years in business strategy and development roles at “Big Four” accounting firms and major US law firms.

Wolber earned his law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011. In 1997, he earned a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where he focused on international business and Asian political economy.


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