執業領域包括上市公司及非上市公司并購、合資企業、創業融資和重大許可使用交易項目。在代表PE/VC基金方面經驗豐富。被《美國最佳律師名錄》評為全美公司法及并購領域杰出律師，并在《美國律師》和《公司法律顧問》的聯合排行榜中，被評為2013年度醫療保健領域杰出律師。被《2013錢伯斯法律評級》評為“中國-公司/并購（國際律所）”領域的境外專家。曾擔任美國第八巡回上訴法院Gerald W. Heaney法官的書記官。
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.