“What keeps me passionate about my work is building trusted relationships with our clients. Becoming a true partner and team player in the development of immigration programs that contribute to a client’s success is one of the most meaningful aspects of my profession.”

Steven is our Managing Director in the Shanghai office of Berry Appleman & Leiden. He has extensive experience servicing inbound and outbound Chinese immigration. Steven draws upon over 10 years’ experience in Chinese immigration to provide expert guidance on compliance, mergers, acquisitions, and new entity implementation within the immigration context. Possessing an exceptional history of strong client service, Steven provides overall leadership and management of BAL’s client accounts in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Steven’s journey in immigration began within the Shanghai Foreign Affairs Department, where he reviewed foreign employment applications and interacted with stakeholders to advise in the process. Most recently, Steven served as Senior Operations Manager at a multinational immigration law firm where he was charged with client account and staff management.

Steven is fluent in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese.

Education & Admissions

Bachelor of Science, Shanghai University, China