Department: UCLA Law
Keywords: China, Law
B.A. UC San Diego, 1982
M.A. Chinese Studies, UC San Diego, 1985
Ph.D. East Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA, 1994
J.D. UCLA School of Law, 1998
UCLA Law faculty since 2007
Adam Schorr teaches Doing Business in China at UCLA Law and is a practicing lawyer based in Los Angeles where he specializes in advising U.S. companies on doing business and investing in China.
Upon graduation from UCLA School of Law, Adam joined a leading international law firm, Coudert Brothers, where he was a member of the China Practice Group. Adam is currently partner with the law firm of Margolis & Tisman LLP. He is a member of the California Sate Bar, the Asia Society, and the Asia Pacific-USA Chamber of Commerce. Adam is also a member of the board of advisors of the Ecolinx Foundation; a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting China transition to a more sustainable environmental and energy future.
In the past, Adam has taught courses on Chinese language, culture and history at UCLA. He has delivered talks and seminars on China-related business and legal topics for the California State Bar Association, the UCLA Anderson School, and the US-Asia Pacific Business Council. Additionally, he has been Guest Lecturer at USC School of Law where he lectured on Chinese business law and international tax. Schorr is speaks Mandarin Chinese and reads and writes Chinese.