Alex Zhao Zhang, received his bachelor of arts from the Institute of International Relations in 1983. Zhang then earned his Master of Laws at China University of Political Science and Law in 1985. In 1989, Zhang received a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota’s Law School.
Zhang serves as the head of White & Case Shanghai Office where he is recognized as a leading lawyer for China-related corporate, private equity and M&A transactions in the market. He has served as the trade representative for the State of Minnesota in Hong Kong and has worked with University departments to strengthen the University’s exchange and alumni relationships. He has coordinated University delegation visits and has supported the University’s Law School in the development of their L.L.M. degree in Beijing. In 2004, Zhang received the University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award.