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Crowell & Moring Partner Nicole Simonian Elected to Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Los Angeles – January 13, 2020: Nicole Simonian, co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s International Trade practice and Head of International Employment/Global Mobility was elected to the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. In addition to her legal practice, Simonian is also a director of the firm’s China consulting subsidiary, CMI Shanghai.

The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce represents more than 235,000 businesses across 35 industry sectors in L.A. County, including more than 1,400 members and 650,000 employees. Simonian has served on the World Trade Week Committee of the Chamber for the last three years and will continue to do so while serving on the board. World Trade Week is one of the Chamber’s flagship global initiatives, promoting aspects of international trade that support and vitalize the local and national economies.

Simonian has over 20 years of international and trade and cross border transactional experience. She has significant experience serving as a strategic advisor, and often serving in a role as outside general counsel for companies, in connection with their market entry and global business expansion, operations and dispositions worldwide, with significant experience across Asia-including China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, India, Taiwan and Korea. Simonian regularly advises on international corporate transactions, global mobility and international employment compliance, supply chains with respect to the movement of goods, people and services across borders, cross border data privacy, and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She has regularly represented private equity and portfolio companies with respect to their international strategy spanning a number of industries, including aerospace, semiconductors (assembly and testing), medical device, health care, video gaming, outsourcing, architecture and design services nonprofit organizations, and universities. Additionally she has worked with a number of luxury brands spanning from personal care, food and beverage, cosmetic, apparel, toys, entertainment, and hospitality companies with respect to their global expansion.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist