Luan has more than 20 years of experience in international arbitration, with a recent emphasis on matters relating to Southeast Asia.
Before coming Boies Schiller Flexner, Luan cofounded the law firm Lee Tran & Liang, chairing its international arbitration practice and helping to build it into a 35-lawyer firm that was recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the top 10 litigation boutiques in the U.S. And he also recently lived and worked in Singapore and Vietnam, where he was a partner at the law firm YKVN, handling complex international arbitration disputes relating to regional investment, construction and real estate projects. Previously, he was an early member of the international arbitration practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
In addition to his international arbitration experience, Luan is recognized as an expert in ownership and partnership disputes between co-founders of technology companies. In a profile of his work in co-founder lawsuits, such as the Snapchat and Yik Yak matters, Forbes called him the “go-to lawyer” in this area. During his career, Tran has recovered over $200 million on behalf of plaintiffs. Tran's experience and success for plaintiffs gives him significant advantages and insights when representing defendants.
Luan co-authored the Vietnam chapters for two leading international arbitration publications and frequently speaks on the growing Southeast Asian market. Luan recently completed a term as a member of the Board of Directors of the AAA and the ICDR, and is an ICC arbitrator. Luan has been honored as one of the best attorneys in California and the U.S. by various national bar organizations and publications. He is fluent in French and Vietnamese.