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Admitted to Practice

  • People's Republic of China, 2009


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Sherry Zhang

Sherry Zhang focuses her practice on business transactions and foreign direct investment. She has represented numerous U.S. clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and in the formation, operation, and dissolution of joint ventures, wholly owned subsidiaries, and representative offices in China. She has also advised U.S. companies in FCPA investigations. Prior to joining Davis Wright Tremaine, Sherry worked for another international law firm.

Representative Experience

Purchase of equity interest for manufacturing company and merger control filings

Advising the world’s biggest bakery products supplier with respect to its proposed acquisition of China’s largest lactic acid manufacturer and on merger control and security review filings. (Ongoing)

Purchase of equity interest for health service provider*

Advised a Fortune 100 U.S. health service provider in the acquisition of a Chinese domestic company. (2012)

FCPA investigation*

Advised a NASDAQ listed world leading testing and sensing solutions provider in its internal FCPA investigations of its China sales entities. (2012)

Formation of a food company joint venture*

Advised a Fortune 100 energy, grains, and foods company in the establishment of an agriculture products leasing joint venture with a domestic state-owned company in Nantong, China. (2012)

Outbound acquisition*

Advised a Chongqing based domestic state-owned company in its outbound acquisition of a U.K. vehicle manufacturing company and offshore restructuring. (2011)

China restructuring for a U.S. leading retailer company*

Represented a Fortune 100 U.S. leading discount retailer in restructuring of its invested entities in six cities in China. (2010)

Establishment of a regional headquarters*

Advised a major U.S. audio solution provider in its establishment of a regional headquarters in Shanghai, China. (2009)

Stock option plan registration with Shanghai Foreign Exchange*

Advised an NYSE listed Chinese domestic media and branding company on its stock option plan and foreign exchange registration. (2008)
* Denotes experience completed at a prior firm

Additional Qualifications

  • Legal Consultant, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, 2008-2012
  • Intern, Allbright Law Firm, 2007
  • Intern, Fangda Partners, 2007