Shawn Yang is a Foreign Legal Counsel of Debevoise & Plimpton in Hong Kong and Partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He is part of the firm’s Investment Management Group and is based in the Hong Kong office. Mr. Yang’s practice focuses on private equity fund formation, secondaries and select investor-side representations.
Mr. Yang’s recent experience includes representing clients such as Advantage Partners, Baring Private Equity Asia, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, HarbourVest Partners, Morgan Stanley, KKR, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and Sequoia Capital,
Mr. Yang is recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2022) for Investment Funds, where he is described as “very calm, commercial, able to think outside-the-box and to provide solutions.” Clients have also noted that he is “an excellent lawyer, exceptionally hardworking and very efficient.” Mr. Yang is named by IFLR1000 (2021/22) as a Rising Star in Hong Kong for Private Equity Funds.
Mr. Yang received a J.D. in 2012 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review, and a B.A. from the University of Southern California in 2008.
Mr. Yang joined the firm’s New York office in 2012 and transferred to the Hong Kong office in 2013. He is a member of the Bar of the State of New York.
杨骁（Shawn X. Yang）是一名国际律师，常驻德普香港分所。杨律师的主要执业领域为国际私募股权基金交易。
杨律师近期代表的客户包括：Advantage Partners、霸菱亚洲投资有限公司（Baring Private Equity Asia）、Clayton, Dubilier & Rice、HarbourVest Partners、弘毅投资（Hony Capital）、Morgan Stanley（摩根士丹利）、亚舟资本（Navis Capital Partners）、KKR、安大略省教师退休金计划委员会（Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board）、StepStone Group和VIG Partners。
杨律师于2012年从弗吉尼亚大学法学院获得法学博士学位，在校期间他曾于《弗吉尼亚法律评论》（Virginia Law Review）的管理委员会任职。2008年，杨律师获得南加州大学文学学士学位。