Taft attorney Russell C. Menyhart presented at a Lilly School of Philanthropy Fundraising School Conference on Oct. 29. His topic was "Philanthropy and Civil Society in China."
Menyhart is a former diplomat with extensive international experience, most recently serving as political unit chief at the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai from 2011-2014. A member of Taft’s Litigation group, he assists both U.S. and foreign clients in navigating international legal issues, with a substantial portion of his practice focused on compliance with anti-corruption laws and export controls. Fluent in Mandarin, he also assists Chinese and other foreign companies and individuals with the legal aspects of investing in the United States, immigration matters and other complex legal issues.