An-Ping Hsieh is the first visiting professor from practice at the UConn School of Law. Prior to joining the law school, he practiced law for 33 years, 23 of those as a senior executive at two publicly traded companies. Before retiring in 2019, Hsieh was the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Hubbell Incorporated, where he was responsible for the company’s legal, governance, compliance, internal audit, and environmental, health and safety functions.
Prior to joining Hubbell in 2012, Hsieh had a 16-year career at United Technologies Corporation. He began as the chief legal officer for Otis Elevator’s Asia Pacific Area region, headquartered in Singapore. He rose to positions of increasing responsibility as deputy general counsel of Otis, general counsel of UTC’s then Fire & Security division, and then as vice president, secretary and associate general counsel of United Technologies.
Hsieh currently serves as the vice chair on the Board of Trustees for the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, and is on the Advisory Committees of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the Connecticut Asian-Pacific American Bar Association. He is a past board member of Greater Hartford Legal Aid, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut, the Connecticut Lawyers’ Collaborative for Diversity, and the Mark Twain House.
He is a graduate of Yale University and Boston College Law School.