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Oliver D. Welch is a resident partner in the Hong Kong office and a partner in the Singapore office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups. Oliver has extensive experience representing multi-national corporations throughout the Asia region on a wide variety of compliance and anti-corruption issues. He focuses on internal and regulatory investigations, including those involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and regularly counsels clients on their anti-corruption compliance programs and controls, including the drafting of policies, procedures, and training materials designed to foster compliance with global anti-corruption laws. Oliver also frequently advises on anti-corruption due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions, private equity investments, and other business transactions.
The Gibson Dunn white collar team in Asia is regularly recognized as the leading practice in the region in publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, Chambers Greater China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000. In the Chambers Greater China guide, a client was quoted saying that Oliver is, “…always a pleasure to work with. He is personable, very clever and adept at identifying key risks for clients with practical solutions for mitigation.” In Chambers Asia Pacific, a client was quoted saying “I consider Gibson Dunn to be one of our go-to firms for difficult, complex or sensitive compliance matters. The team is absolutely first-rate; from senior partners to junior associates, they are consistently outstanding and have great, real-world experience.”
His recent experience includes the following:
Prior to joining the Hong Kong office, Oliver practiced in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he represented a managed care organization in a consolidated MDL proceeding involving claims under RICO, ERISA, and the Sherman Act. He also represented a number of clients during Congressional investigations.
Oliver received his law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an executive editor of the Michigan Law Review. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Brigham Young University. Prior to attending law school, Oliver managed a regulatory affairs department at a global food and cosmetics company, where he had primary responsibility over product registration and regulatory compliance in North America, Asia, South America, Europe, and Australia. He speaks Korean and is a member of the bars of New York and the District of Columbia.
University of Michigan - 2009 Juris Doctor
Brigham Young University - 2006 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar
Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong