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Gary P. Biehn Partner

Chair, China Business Group and International Group
Philadelphia, PA | Direct 215.864.7007Fax 215.789.7507
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Gary Biehn focuses his practice on assisting clients in forming strategic partnerships and pursuing business opportunities in China and Europe. Gary frequently counsels clients on forming domestic and international commercial relationships, including joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances. He represents both public and privately held companies, including cultural and educational institutions, manufacturers, distributors, engineering firms, as well as technology and energy companies and vendors.  

Gary's strong relationships with an expanding global network of professional advisors enables him to help clients to do business and establish ventures abroad. In particular, he works closely with White and Williams' strategic law firm alliances in Philadelphia's Sister City, Tianjin, China, and throughout China, as well as advisors in China and Europe, to assist businesses in forming strategic partnerships and pursuing business opportunities in those regions.

Gary works closely with lawyers in the Business Department to advise clients on a broad range of business matters, including U.S. and international tax, regulatory compliance, as well as Internet regulation issues such as privacy, security and fair trade practices.

Gary is a frequent traveler to China and traveled with the Trade Delegation that Mayor Michael A. Nutter lead in December 2012. He frequently shares his global transactional experiences in the U.S. and abroad, speaking on China and international law issues. Gary is actively involved in legal and trade organizations, serving as Chair of the Board of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia.  

Representative Matters

  • Assisted the Philadelphia Orchestra with contract preparation and negotiation for China Tours (including this year's 2017 tour)
  • Assisted a U.S.-based supplier of nuclear storage technology in contract negotiations for the dry storage facility at Chernobyl, Ukraine, and ongoing contract negotiations to implement “Stage 2” of the project
  • Ongoing representation in technology transfer/license agreements between U.S. and China based technology companies
  • Ongoing representation of a U.S. company in the sale of an equity interest in its China WFOE to an Asian-based public company
  • Represented a rapidly growing technology service company with establishing a joint venture in Hong Kong with a China-based public company
  • Ongoing representation of a Pennsylvania corporation and negotiations with Korean and Chinese manufactures for sourcing and distribution agreements
  • Advised a Delaware Company in the formation of a U.S. joint venture with a leading Chinese public company
  • Regularly advise U.S. based companies in structuring their business presence in China, by way of joint venture, WFOE or Representative Office
  • Counsel to architectural glass manufacturer in its $40 million sale to a private equity backed acquirer

Recognition & Involvement

Since 2005, Gary has been selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer." He is also rated AV® Preeminent by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system.



Bar and Court Admissions



Duke University School of Law, with honors, JD, 1984

Temple University School of Business and Management, summa cum laude, BBA, 1981




China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia

U.S. Department of Commerce Mid-Atlantic District Export Council

World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, Board of Directors, Chair

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