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LCS & Partners

Mark J. Harty

Mark J. Harty

Senior Counsel


  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Derivatives

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

WSG Boad of Directors
Chairman 2017/ 2018
WSG Boad of Directors
Chairman Elect 2016/ 2017
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2014/ 2015
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2013/ 2014
WSG Regional Council
Past Member
DealMaker Group
WSG in Asia Group
WSG Main Group
Banking & Finance Group
IBA Group
INTA Group
Mark J. Harty is a Senior Counsel at LCS & PARTNERS and the current Chairman of WSG. His practice focuses on the following areas: mergers and acquisitions; syndicated lending, project finance and other bank finance; insurance; private equity; derivatives and structured finance; capital markets; foreign direct investment; and debt restructuring. Mr. Harty worked with Shearman & Sterling for approximately 19 years in New York, Hong Kong, Taipei and Beijing, and has extensive experience in complex, multi-jurisdictional matters. Mr. Harty has lived and worked in Asia for over 21 years. Mr. Harty is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College. Mr. Harty is licensed in New York and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. His experience includes representing: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Silver Lake Partners in connection with the US$2.6 billion acquisition of the semiconductor product business of Agilent Technologies Inc.; creditors of Asia Pulp & Paper in the restructuring of approximately US$6 billion of debt; BASF, Sinopec and the Project company in connection with the financing of an integrated petrochemical facility in China; China Development Bank in connection with financing for the Three Gorges Dam, the Ling Ao Nuclear Power Plant and other projects in China; and the Project company in connection with the development, construction and financing of a 1200 MW gas-fired power plant in Ilijan, the Philippines.

Bar Admissions

Admitted in New York


Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Harvard College (B.A.)
Phillips Exeter Academy
Areas of Practice

Banking | Capital Markets | Commercial Law | Derivatives | Foreign Investment | Insurance | Joint Ventures | Mergers & Acquisitions | Project Financing | Venture Capital

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Formerly Asian Counsel with Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei and New York.

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