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Admitted to Practice

  • New York, 2007
  • People's Republic of China, 2008


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Lin Zhu


Lin Zhu has worked with clients in health care, food and beverage, technology, telecom, design, and construction, as well as trading, and manufacturing industries. Lin offers the firm's clients a strong background in legal work in China. Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine, she served as an intern at the Shanghai office of King & Wood. Lin also worked as an intern for the Shanghai Municipal People's Procuratorate and the Shanghai Intermediate People's Court.

Representative Experience

Business development

Representing a Seattle-based retailer in opening stores and developing business in China. (Ongoing)

Computer hardware retail market entry

Representing a worldwide reputable software and hardware manufacturer in its entry into China retail market of computer hardware. (Ongoing)

Corporate daily operation

Representing a worldwide reputable software manufacturer in its daily R&D operation in China. (Ongoing)

General corporate

Representing a WFOE and a foreign securities company’s representative office in handling government registration procedures. (Ongoing)


Advised a reputable hotel management group and a reputable design company in employment-related matters in China. (2012)

Corporate daily operation

Represented a reputable U.S. power management company in its daily operation in China. (2011)

Purchase of equity interest

Represented a PE fund in the purchase of an equity interest in a Chinese company that owns and operates waste water treatment and drinking water supply facilities in five Chinese cities. (2011)

Merger and acquisition

Represented a large German chemical manufacturer in a stock purchase of a water treatment company based in Nanjing. (2010)

Partner buy-out

Representing Delaware-based chemical and new material leader in Chinese partner buy-out or sell-out transaction. (2010)

Potential merger/series of equity transfers

Represented a Midwest-based auto components manufacturer in early stage of a China corporate transaction involving a series of equity transfers and a corporate merger/consolidation. (2010)

Purchase of assets/series A preferred share issuance

Represented a new company in a spin-off of assets from an existing company; and Series A preferred stock financing by a Cayman Islands holding company with a subsidiary operating in Shanghai. (2010)

Strategic alliance

Represented Chicago-based chemical manufacturer in the formation of a strategic alliance and the negotiation of an exclusive supply and distribution agreement with a Nanjing-based chemical manufacturer. Also advised client on antitrust issues. (2010)

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