Christina Zhang is a partner and the chief representative of Cooley's Shanghai office. Christina has more than 20 years of practice experience, gained through private practice and in–house experience in the U.S. and China, including more than ten years in the life sciences industry as in-house Counsel for Merck in the U.S. and Wyeth in China. Christina represents clients in cross border transactions, especially in life science and high tech industries and other industrial sectors. Christina has represented U.S. clients in their investments into China, advising on licensing and partnership transactions, entry strategies, setting up joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures, distribution and marketing and other issues. Christina has also represented Chinese investment funds and companies in making investments and acquisitions and doing business overseas.