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Yabo Lin Partner, Sidley

Yabo Lin is a partner in Sidley’s Palo Alto office. He counsels both U.S. and international clients on corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions. His experience covers a wide range of industries, including information technology, e-commerce, mobile payments, biotech, and manufacturing. Yabo also counsels foreign-based clients on transactions involving U.S. national security issues in connection with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”).

In 2006, Yabo received the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) highest honor, the Trailblazer Award, for “making substantial and lasting contributions to the Asian Pacific American Community.” He is also a Board member of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley and a member of the International Advisory Committee at Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance. He holds a juris doctorate from Washington University School of Law, LL.M.s from University of the Pacific and Sun Yat-Sen University, and a bachelor’s degree from Fudan University.