Santa Clara Law Interim Dean Anna Han specializes in the areas of Chinese law, corporate law, startup businesses and technology licensing. She is well-published, writing primarily on topics relating to the developing legal system of the People’s Republic of China and is the co-author of the casebook “Doing Business in China,” published by West. She has served as the director of Santa Clara University School of Law’s summer programs in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Geneva/Strasbourg, Istanbul, The Hague, and Oxford and was the director Center for Global Law and Policy for two years. She frequently serves as an expert on issues relating to corporate governance and Chinese law.
Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty in 1991, Professor Han worked as an associate at Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe and, subsequently, as an associate and then partner at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen (now Morgan Lewis). She has also served as Counsel to the international firm of White and Case, based in Palo Alto.
J.D., Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1981
B.A., cum laude, University of California, Berkeley, 1978
Areas of Specialization
China Trade and Investment Law, Business Organizations, Legal Issues of Start Up Businesses, Technology Licensing
Affiliations and Honors
- Treasurer, Executive Committee, International Law Section of the State Bar, (1995-96)
- Secretary, Executive Committee, International Law Section of the State Bar, (1994-95)
- Chair, China Law Committee, San Francisco Bar Association