St. John Moore

Partner, Head of Beijing

St. John provides counsel to Chinese and foreign companies on matters related to public affairs, issue and crisis management, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and long-term corporate reputation management. He has been based in Beijing since 1999 and through that time has worked with a wide variety of foreign companies operating in China and Chinese companies going global.

St. John joined Brunswick in 2008 following seven years at APCO Worldwide where he advised foreign multinationals on investment, public affairs, government engagement, and corporate communications issues across China. 

St. John has extensive hands-on experience advising on technology, media, and telecom issues as well as natural resources sector.  He is a key author and driver of Brunswick’s government and policy analysis.

Recent issue and crisis counsel includes high profile environmental incidents; multi-jurisdictional product recalls; food and safety recalls; anti-corruption investigations; intellectual property litigation; bankruptcy and criminal matters; class action cross-border lawsuits; and corporate espionage matters.  He has advised on Chinese companies going global, including the acquisition of key assets and integration matters, as well as foreign companies acquiring assets in China.