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Languages spoken: French, English, Mandarin

Practice areas


  1. International Law: 30%
    37 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    37 years
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 20%
    37 years
  4. Project Finance: 20%
    37 years
  5. Arbitration: 5%
    27 years



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PO Box 10995
McLean, VA, 22102-7995


NYCurrently registered 198903/13/2015
DCActive 197805/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
International Project Development of the YearOxford Analytica1996
First Place--Best Student Legal WritingThe American Trial Lawyers Association1978
The Maxwell Citizenship Scholar, Class of 1973The Maxwell School of Syracuse University1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerSoble International Law, PLLC1999 - Present
Managing PartnerSoble International Law PLLP1996 - 1999
Sole ProprietorSoble & Associates1993 - 1995
Managing PartnerReichler & Soble1990 - 1993
Managing PartnerGoodwin & Soble1986 - 1989
Of Counsel, Director International Transactions in DC OfficeMorgan Lewis & Bockius1984 - 1986
AssociateSurrey & Morse1978 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator,1993 - Present
International Center for Dispute ResolutionArbitrator1993 - Present
The ASEAN-US Business CouncilGeneral Counsel and Co-Founder1978 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Co-Developer and General Counsel, EDSA Light Rail Transit System, Metro Manila, The PhilippinesSuccessfully completed project, on time and within budget
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Publication nameTitleDate
East Asian Executive ReportsSenior Editor and Co-publisher (1977 to 1999)1999
Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Finance, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, US House of RepresentativesWritten Comments Submitted to the U. S. Congress with Testimony1978
The Harvard Journal on LegislationA Proposal for the Administrative Compensation of Victims of Toxic Substance Polution: A Model Act1977
Congressional ReportsH. R. 9616--A bill to compensate victims of toxic substance pollution1977
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
National Taiwan UniversityChinese History and LanguageCertificate from Stanford Center Program1975
London School of Economics and Political ScienceInternational History (special reference to China)PhD - Doctorate---(ABR)N/A
The School of Oriental and African StudiesLanguage, History, Political Science, EconomicsIntensive Chinese StudiesN/A
The University of British ColumbiaIntensive Chinese Language-simplified charactersN/AN/A
Stanford UniversityChinese History and researchResearch Fellow from LSE at Hoover InstitutionN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Keynote AddressDeveloping Solar Energy for the People: The Design of Public-Private Partnerships to Secure a Sound Energy Future1996
Annual Conference of Ministers and Heads of StateInfrastructure Development in Building The Southern African Development Community1996
Keynote-Opening SessionThe Role of Law and the Rule of Law in The People's Republic of China1988
Keynote Address-Annual MeetingThe Role of States in Compensating Victims of Toxic Substance Pollution1978