Rex Niswander, Of Counsel with Morrison & Foerster (NYC), has worked as a corporate lawyer for more than 30 years. He is primarily engaged in representing non-U.S. clients and their U.S. subsidiaries and has broad experience in corporate and commercial matters for clients in the pharmaceutical, electronics, financial, manufacturing, media, and other industries. Recently he has been focusing his work on the Global Language Project, for which he serves as the Chair of the Board. He is also Executive Producer of GLP Music. GLP's mission is to provide free foreign language classes to disadvantaged K–6 public school students. Last but not least, he is Executive Director of Laughing Buddha Records, which produces high-quality albums with a focus on East Asian music. His KU BA was in Mandarin and East Asian Studies. He has also studied Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan languages and cultures.
Areas of Focus: Mandarin and East Asian languages. International corporate law and international education.