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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Counseling and Compliance
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation & Arbitration

Education

  • J.D. Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1992

  • Bachelor of Special Studies, Cornell College, 1985

Admissions and Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • Certified Commercial Arbitrator
  • Certified FINRA Arbitrator

Prior Experience

  • Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLC-Partner (1987-2012)

Frances Pao-Han Kao

312-897-1484

Attorney Tabs

Publishing & Speaking

Representive Publications & Speaking 

  • “Caregiving,” AARP Panel Member, November 12, 2015.
  • “Early Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Techniques, Global Reference Guide 2012:
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution,” Financier Worldwide, June 2012.
  • “Failed PRC Reverse Mergers: Strategies to Maximize Stakeholder Recoveries,” Corporate
  • Livewire, March 2012.
  • “Managing Internal Investigations and US Securities Laws Considerations,” Beijing, PRC, July 2011.
  • “Leading Developments in Chinese Law,” UCLA Asia Institute, March 5, 2010.
  • “Unique Aspects of International Arbitration,” Chicago Bar Association, June 10, 2010.
  • “Into the Hot Tub: A Practical Guide to Alternative Expert Witness Procedures in International
  • Arbitration,” International Lawyer, Vol. 44, No. 3, Fall 2010.
  • “No, a Paralegal is Not a Lawyer,” Business Law Today, Vol. 16, No. 3, Jan./Feb. 2007.