Pillar Legal, P.C. is a boutique international law firm with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Shanghai that provides legal services primarily for technology, media and entertainment companies.

Pillar Legal regularly advises internet, software and video game companies of all sizes, including many of the world’s largest operators of mobile, console and online video games.

We often advise on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and debt financings, and intellectual property and software development, licensing and asset transfer transactions. We also assist with a wide range of general corporate matters and act as “outside general counsel” for many of our startup clients.

With attorneys located in both the U.S. and in China, Pillar Legal is also a boutique law firm that is uniquely situated to advise clients of all time zones in connection with both U.S. and China market entry and compliance matters.
Pillar Legal, P.C. is a boutique international law firm with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Shanghai that provides legal services primarily for technology, media and entertainment companies.

Pillar Legal regularly advises internet, software and video game companies of all sizes, including many of the world’s largest operators of mobile, console and online video games.

We often advise on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and debt financings, and intellectual property and software development, licensing and asset transfer transactions. We also assist with a wide range of general corporate matters and act as “outside general counsel” for many of our startup clients.

With attorneys located in both the U.S. and in China, Pillar Legal is also a boutique law firm that is uniquely situated to advise clients of all time zones in connection with both U.S. and China market entry and compliance matters.
Our Practice Areas
Corporate Transactions
Corporate Transactions
Mergers and Acquisitions, VC and Debt Financings, Strategic Cooperation and Joint Venture Deals
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IP Transactions
IP Transactions
License, Development and Outsourcing Agreements and Intellectual Property Asset Transfers
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General Corporate Matters and Startups
General Corporate
Formations, Compensation, Employment, Commercial and “Outside General Counsel” to Startups
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U.S. & China Services
U.S. & China Services
Attorneys located in the United States and in China to advise on market entry and compliance matters
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Client Testimonials
Pillar Legal has served as one of our key outside counsel for China matters since 2009, representing EA in connection with numerous game license agreements and strategic partnerships. The Pillar Legal attorneys have a deep understanding of China’s regulatory environment along with the concerns of international companies, which they use to help find practical solutions to the challenges of doing business in China. We are glad to have them on our team.
Peter Tseng
Vice President and General Manager Asia F2P Publishing at Electronic Arts
Greg served as the first general counsel of Shanda, helping to complete our IPO and Nasdaq listing along with numerous acquisitions and key licensing agreements. In addition, Greg led our legal team in winning a key litigation relating to our core product. Greg and I have always spoken to one another in Mandarin, and over the years he has used his understanding of both China and the U.S. to help guide us through many international legal matters. I have confidence in his judgement and value his advice.
Chen Tianqiao
Founder of Shanda
Greg is one of the best legal professionals we have worked with. His analytical ability and years of experience in the video game industry enables him to provide thoughtful, thorough, and creative legal advice. He listens carefully to client questions and he responds quickly and clearly with analysis and advice aimed directly at the issue. Greg understands our business needs and is a valuable advisor to Perfect World.
Bill Wang
Vice President and Head of Global Business Development at Perfect World
I cannot say enough good things about Greg and the Pillar Legal team. They are bi-coastal (San Francisco - Shanghai), bilingual and bicultural. I’ve done over 40 venture deals with Greg over the last 8 years on the investment, sell and buy side, and I often highly recommend that our portfolio companies utilize Pillar Legal for their legal needs.
William Bao Bean
General Partner at SOSVentures and Managing Director at China Accelerator and Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX), former Managing Director at Singtel Innov8