Ottis C. Wangtsao is a seasoned Taiwan trial attorney who handles diverse, complex business litigation matters, including breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentations, employment-related issues, copyright and trademark infringement, and real estate development projects.
As a litigator, Mr. Wangtsao handles all aspects of litigation, including case analysis, drafting discovery requests and legal pleadings, examining witnesses, attending court hearings, negotiating with opposing counsel, and presenting oral arguments to the court. His strategic approach focuses on securing favorable resolutions for his clients as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
Mr. Wangtsao has handled insurance coverage disputes involving subrogation, property loss, product liability, construction liability, and other issues for some of the biggest insurers in Taiwan. He has also frequently counseled residents of Taiwan and foreign countries who possess significant financial holdings in Taiwan on issues involving estate planning. When contentious issues need resolution, Mr. Wangtsao vigorously fights to uphold our client’s interests.
Mr. Wangtsao assisted a renowned Taiwan health and beauty enterprise in the life-or-death crisis when facing a criminal investigation and negative press. On extremely short notice, Mr. Wangtsao successfully directed the enterprise during the crisis, resulting in no criminal charges filed. Mr. Wangtsao also handled shareholder disputes, hostile takeovers, proxy fights, and investment disputes. In a case involving hostile takeover of a publicly traded company, he assisted the minority activist investors in pressuring the management to share control of the company evenly.
Additionally, he has vast experience handling labor and employment matters, such as negotiation of employment agreements, labor law compliance, and other employment disputes between employers and employees.
Outside of his legal experience in private practice, Mr. Wangtsao also has years of experience in the business world, having served as the chief general counsel for a renowned weight loss and beauty company in Taiwan. His experience in negotiating and drafting joint venture agreements, franchises, employment relationships, and equipment purchases has given him the necessary experience to provide excellent legal advice on such matters. He also led and oversaw company litigation matters involving business investment disputes in both China and Taiwan.