Yuet Ming Tham, who is a Hong Kong based partner, has been named to the 2021 “Top 100 Women in Litigation” list by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific. This is the second consecutive year she has been included in the list, which annually recognizes the leading women litigators in the Asia-Pacific region. Winners are selected based on Benchmark Asia-Pacific’s review of their recent case work, consideration of how lawyers at peer law firms rank them, and client feedback.
Yuet is the global co-leader of Sidley’s White Collar: Government Litigation & Investigations practice and leader of the Asia Pacific Compliance and Investigations practice. Yuet is also Asia Pacific Chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Malay and is admitted in New York, England & Wales, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Her practice focuses on FCPA, compliance, investigations, regulatory counselling on sanctions and money-laundering regulations, data-privacy, and employment. She has led investigations and compliance projects across Europe, the Middle East, and all of Asia Pacific and has counselled clients on matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. SEC, FINRA, the HK SFC, as well as investigations by enforcement agencies in Asia.