Chris Muessel appointed Partner at VDB LoiJuly 9, 2012
VDB Loi is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Muessel as Partner. Muessel will lead the firm’s growing legal practice in the Southeast Asia region.
“Chris Muessel is one of the region’s most experienced and respected foreign lawyers,” said Jean Loi, Managing Partner, VDB Loi. “We are thrilled that he has chosen to join our growing firm, and I can say with absolute certainty that our clients will benefit from his expertise.”
Muessel is a US attorney, with a JD degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. He has in-country experience in Cambodia (1998-1999), where as a World Bank Counsel, he advised the Council of Ministers on new commercial laws, and in Vietnam (2001-2007), where as a Baker & McKenzie lawyer, he advised MNCs on a broad range of legal matters.
As a partner with the US firm Duane Morris LLP, Muessel headed the firm’s Ho Chi Minh City office, and later undertook equally high-profile partnership roles with Watson Farley & Williams and Rajah & Tann, where he focused principally on Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.
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