Michael Irving, Director of Development
Michael Irving has over seven years progressive experience in international business development and strategic legal advisement across both the US and Asia. Having spent four years working in China, Michael has developed an in-depth expertise on the intersection of law and business strategy as it relates to emerging markets. Most recently he served as a Regulatory Analyst in Beijing, heading business development and high-level partnership initiatives for the international department of King & Bond law firm.Prior to joining King & Bond, Michael served as a Legal Project Consultant and an International Business Law Lecturer in Beijing, building a broad understanding of legal consulting from both business and academic perspectives. Before living in China, Michael’s work in the US focused on leading business expansion efforts and conducting global research for organizations ranging from individual businesses to international consulting firms. Michael earned his BA from the College of Charleston and holds a JD with a focus on international business law.