Jack Yan & Associates sets the vision and strategy for
each of the JY&A divisions.
It also takes care of administration for all divisions, including press releases.
Each division has a lot of autonomy. Final decisions
are approved by Jack Yan & Associates, which also is the entity
that enters into contracts for the divisions.
Jack Yan & Associates also looks for new ventures,
partnerships and alliances.
There are crossovers from each division. Jack
Yan & Associates itself has, among others, Jack Yan, Amanda Dolheguy, Jennifer
Springgay, Edward Uken and Mischa McLachlan on the team. Each member has a position
in other divisions. This helps with cross-functional support.
Headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand, each
member is placed to help the company's international locations.
For example, Jack Yan divides his year between New Zealand and the
United States, and visits other countries between flights. Amanda Dolheguy will be in Australia and Canada.
Since its founding in 1987, Jack Yan & Associates
has been a virtual company.
Therefore, virtual working was built in to Jack
Yan & Associates' culture from the beginning, making us more
experienced in this collaborate, collective and cooperative method
than most other firms.
Looking toward the future
Jack Yan & Associates seeks development of ventures in Europe
and Asia in the immediate term.
New businesses under consideration include alternative
dispute resolution and the provision of legal advice in the international
We believe the 'JY&A' initials are a sign
of honesty and integrity. They are carefully applied to new ventures.