- Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award (2018)
Thomas Y. Man's academic interests encompass evidence law, comparative judicial process, cross-border business transactions and legal history. In addition to various academic appointments with Peking University and Harvard-Yenching Institute of Harvard University, Man has 17 years of law practice in cross-border merger and acquisition and corporate transactions with a number of leading international law firms in Chicago, Shanghai and Beijing, including as a partner with Baker & McKenzie, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Hogan Lovells and Morrison & Foerster. During his law practice, he participated and led numerous cross-border transactions, including several projects that were named "Deal of the Year" in the China market by leading law publications. He was listed as a "Leading Lawyer" in the Mergers & Acquisition and Project Finance categories by International Financial Law Review in 2011. In 2015, he was appointed to the Council for the International Association of Evidence Science.
Professor Man also teaches as an adjunct professor at China University of Political Science and Law.