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Preston Torbert

Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie

Preston Torbert is Senior Counsel at the transnational law firm of Baker & McKenzie. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Harvard Law School. He is one of the founders of Baker & McKenzie’s China practice group, and has played a key role in establishing the firm’s Taipei and Beijing offices. He has also served as co-chair of the People’s Republic of China Law Committee of the ABA’s Section of International Law and Practice, and chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s International Law Committee. He is an expert on the negotiation of multilingual contracts.