执业领域包括上市公司及非上市公司并购、合资企业、创业融资和重大许可使用交易项目。在代表PE/VC基金方面经验丰富。被《美国最佳律师名录》评为全美公司法及并购领域杰出律师，并在《美国律师》和《公司法律顾问》的联合排行榜中，被评为2013年度医疗保健领域杰出律师。被《2013钱伯斯法律评级》评为“中国-公司/并购（国际律所）”领域的境外专家。曾担任美国第八巡回上诉法院Gerald W. Heaney法官的书记官。
Joseph M. Barbeau is an international commercial lawyer with extensive experience in both Greater China and Silicon Valley. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, receiving his B.A. degree, summa cum laude , in 1977, and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude , in 1981. He practiced in Hong Kong for 12 years and returned as the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Hong Kong and Beijing offices established in 2010 and 2013 respectively. Mr. Barbeau also practiced in the Bay Area for 15 years, and continues to be actively involved with domestic and cross-border transactions in both regions.
His practice has been wide-ranging, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, start-up financings, and major licensing transactions. Mr. Barbeau also has substantial experience representing pooled investment funds (private equity and venture capital). Mr. Barbeau is ranked as a leading attorney in the Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions categories of the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare, in the 2013 joint rankings by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel. In addition, Chambers and Partners Global 2013 lists Mr. Barbeau as an ‘expert based abroad’ in the category China - Corporate/M&A (International Firms). He was a law clerk to the Hon. Gerald W. Heaney of United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.