Fankai (Oliver) Yang is an Associate in the Firm’s Philadelphia office and a member of the Firm’s EB-5 practice. As a member of the EB-5 team, Oliver is involved in various stages throughout the EB-5 process, including the preparation and filing of I-526 Petitions, filing a response for request for evidence and preparing clients for consular processing interviews.
Oliver is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker and uses his language skills and knowledge of Chinese culture to help Chinese investors prepare and file I-526 petitions, both through the regional center investments and individual investment opportunities. In addition to helping Chinese investors, Oliver has prepared and filed I-526 petitions for EB-5 investors from Taiwan, Canada, Singapore, India, Indonesia, and South Africa.
Oliver received his LL.B. from Renmin University of China Law School, where he served as the captain of the law school debate team. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Extramural Moot Court team and served on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law & Politics.
Prior to joining the Firm, Oliver practiced consumer bankruptcy and commercial litigation with a law firm in Maryland, and previously interned for a U.S. bankruptcy judge and a Virginia House of Delegates member. Oliver also worked for a large Chinese law firm as a summer associate of the firm’s International Trade Department while he was attending law school in China.
Oliver is admitted to practice in Maryland and New Jersey.