Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
System Academic Administration, October 30, 2004
Zhao "Alex" Zhang received his J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1989. He is the co-chair for the Asia practice group and the partner-in-charge of the Greater China Practice for Dorsey & Whitney. With more than twelve years of international business experience, he has become one of China's recognized specialists in cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. He speaks frequently at seminars and business conventions in the United States and Asia to educate business people on the complexities of transnational transactions and international trade. He has served as the trade representative for the State of Minnesota in Hong Kong to promote the interest of U.S. business in Asia. As an alumnus, he has worked with University departments to strengthen the University's exchange and alumni relationships. He has coordinated University delegation visits and has been very helpful to the Law School in the development of their L.L.M. degree in Beijing.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.