Thomas J. Christensen

Alastair Iain Johnston 江憶恩


  • Deputy Director

Chen Yali (Lily)

  • 2016-2017 Fellow

Nate Adler

  • Alumni Student Affiliate

Yan Bennett

Former Deputy Director

Yan Bennett Business law attorney with substantive experience in mergers and business acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, and business immigration law. Corporate in-house legal experience with focus on contract drafting and negotiation, due diligence reviews, and some IP matters. Former Foreign Service Officer and served in Singapore, China, and Bosnia. MA in International Affairs with specialization in East Asian politics.

Specialties:Coursework in intellectual property law; international business transactions; business, finance, and economics; business entity structures; taxation; commercial transactions of goods, secured transactions, and commercial paper; securities regulation; media law; and bankruptcy law.



Chinese Contract Law after the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods - Routledge April 9, 2012

Compliance with Fed. Regulations on Employment Verification - NJLJ - March 16, 2009

Options for Foreign Workers Facing Termination of Employment - 196 NJ LJ 395 - May 11, 2009

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