Yuanyou (Sunny) Yang is an attorney in Duane Morris' Pittsburgh office and is admitted to practice in the United States (Pennsylvania and New York) and the People's Republic of China. As a Chinese lawyer in the U.S., Ms. Yang's practice includes negotiating and structuring business transactions and overseeing the legal operations for Chinese companies doing business in the United States, as well as assisting U.S. companies in pursuing investment opportunities in China. Ms. Yang acts as counsel for many Chinese companies doing business in the United States, handling all aspects of their legal needs in connection with their operations in the United States, including, but not limited to, market entry, corporate compliance, import-export, employment, immigration and litigation in the United States. She also advises U.S. companies doing business in China on market entry, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance and Asia-Pacific strategic planning. She also has experience counseling corporate managers, executives, and high network individuals with pre-immigration and expatriation planning, planning for the purchase of U.S. property by non-U.S. persons, asset transfers, preserving and transferring wealth, protecting assets, providing for children, elderly and other family members, and business succession planning.

Ms. Yang is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker. She also reads and writes simplified and traditional Chinese.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Yang served as Wolcott law clerk to the Hon. Jack B. Jacobs of the Supreme Court of Delaware.

Ms. Yang earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Widener University School of Law, where she was a member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and was also certified in Business Law by the Widener University School of Law. Ms. Yang also earned an LL.M., with honors, in Corporate Law and Finance from Widener University School of Law; an LL.B., summa cum laude, and an LL.M., summa cum laude, in International Business Law from Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China; and a B.A. from Sichuan International Studies University in Chongqing, China.

In addition to the People's Republic of China, Pennsylvania and New York, Ms. Yang practices in U.S. federal courts (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit).

Ms. Yang is currently the Chair for the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association ("ACBA") and the Secretary & the Executive Council for the Women in the Law Division for the ACBA. She is also the Immediate Past Chair for the Asian Attorneys Committee of the ACBA. Ms. Yang is also currently a board member for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania ("APABA-PA"). She is also the First Vice President and Secretary for the Federal Bar Association, Western Pennsylvania Chapter.

Ms. Yang is the 2018 Pro Bono Achievement Award Recipient from the ACBA and Allegheny County Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • International Practice Group
  • China Practice Group
  • Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance

  • International Trade and Investment

  • Asia-Pacific Strategic Planning and Development

  • Tax and Estate Planning

  • Immigration

Representative Matters

    Commercial Litigation

  • Representing a Chinese home and garden company in a breach of contract case against a U.S. company, as well as defending the breach of contract, Lanham Act claim, unfair competition and tortious interference with contract counterclaims asserted by the U.S. company.
  • Representing a Chinese beauty product manufacturer in a breach of contract and fraud case against a U.S. company.
  • Defending a U.S. coal company in a breach of contract claim involving unlawful mining.
  • Representing a U.S. publically traded company in a breach of contract and fraud action.
  • Obtained settlement that the client, a major insurance company, found favorable in an insurance coverage suit involving claimed damages in the aggregate of over $1.6 billion. The representation included conducting investigations in China, preparing witnesses in China and Hong Kong, taking/defending depositions in Hong Kong and advising client on Chinese business and maritime law.
  • Obtained settlement that the client, a major Chinese automobile accessories company, found favorable in a breach of contract, fraud and unfair competition case involving claimed damages in the aggregate of $5.6 million.
  • Successfully defended a U.S. publically traded company in a fraud and unfair practice investigation conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of State Office of General Counsel. The defense resulted in a non-prosecution decision by the Pennsylvania Department of State Office of General Counsel.
  • Obtained settlement in a breach of contract, fraud and wire fraud case on behalf of a major Chinese car dealer and recovered full damages on behalf of the client. The representation included securing FBI investigation on behalf of the client.
  • Obtained settlement that the client, a major Chinese technology company, found favorable in a breach of Know-How Transfer Agreement, fraud and negligent misrepresentation case.
  • Obtained settlement that the client, a Chinese restaurant chain owner, found favorable in a breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties and identity fraud case.
  • Successfully enforced a foreign judgment against a US debtor and obtained full recovery, including attorneys’ fees, on behalf of the client. The action involved investigation of a potential multi-dollar investment from a Chinese company to the debtor.
  • Successfully dismissed a lawsuit against a major financial institution related to improper hold of funds.
  • Defended a major financial institution in a breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent inducement and wiretapping violation case and successfully dismissed the wiretapping claim.
  • Represented a private equity and venture capital firm in a breach of contract and tortious interference action.
  • Defended a major energy company in a breach of contract case filed by one of its suppliers.
  • Obtained settlement that the client, a U.S. publically traded company, found favorable in a breach of contract and fraud action.
  • Represented a software development company in a breach of contract action.
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and White-Collar

  • Represented a major U.S. banking institution in a securities fraud investigation conducted by the SEC and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
  • Represented a major Pennsylvania educational institution in an investigation conducted by the federal government regarding improper management of grants under the Small Business Innovation Research program and the Small Business Technology Transfer program, and drafted related compliance policies.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in a FCPA investigation conducted by the SEC and DOJ regarding its business operation in China.
  • Represented a food manufacturing company in a FCPA investigation conducted by the SEC and DOJ regarding its business operation in China.
  • Represented a U.S. company in connection with an internal investigation of potential FCPA violations in connection with the client’s acquisition of a Chinese subsidiary.
  • Advised a U.S. company regarding FCPA and the UK Bribery Act compliance in connection with a multimillion-dollar contract with an Arabic company.
  • Employment Litigation

  • Obtained settlement that the client found favorable in two national class and collective actions involving misclassification of employees under the Fair Labor Standard Act and various state laws.
  • Represented a client in a collective action case involving age discrimination leading to a judgment in favor of the client.
  • Represented a client in a single plaintiff action involving age discrimination and disability discrimination.
  • Represented a client in arbitration in a single plaintiff action involving age discrimination.
  • Compliance

  • Representing a major U.S. cosmetic company related to a product recall in China.
  • Advising a Chinese publicly traded company regarding various employment agreements, work policies, wage and hour law, employee benefits and immigration issues.
  • Advising a Taiwanese publicly traded company regarding various employment agreements issues for its subsidiary in the U.S..
  • Advised a major U.S. health institution on English proficiency/fluency requirement.
  • Advised a major U.S. energy company on Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, Consumer Leasing Act and other consumer protection compliance and drafted opinion letters.
  • Advised a Chinese energy company’s U.S. subsidiary regarding potential misclassification of employee status and immigration issues.
  • Advised a Pennsylvania education institution regarding wage and hour law compliance issues.
  • Transactional

  • Representing a major Taiwanese company related to its acquisition of a U.S. company. Such representation involves complicated bankruptcy procedures, setting up joint ventures with several U.S. companies and review of Foreign Trade Commission.
  • Representing a U.S. company with China market entry and negotiation with distribution agreements with distributors in China and India.
  • Represented a major U.S. medical company related to its collaboration agreement and technology license with a major Chinese insurance company and medical facilities.
  • Represented a major U.S. financial institution in connection with its acquisition of another company who conducts substantial business in China.
  • Represented a major U.S. medical company related to market entry in China and intellectual property protection in China.
  • Represented a U.S. company in negotiating certain investment agreements and supplier agreements with a Chinese manufacturer.
  • Represented a Chinese company in setting up a Representative Office in Vietnam.
  • Represented a major Chinese steel manufacturer related to its acquisition of a division of a U.S. company.
  • Represented a major Chinese mineral production company related to its acquisition of a spinoff of a U.S. company and related environmental compliance issues.
  • Represented a Chinese automobile accessories company in setting up a U.S. joint venture with a U.S. company.
  • Represented a U.S. company in entering into a collaboration agreement and joint venture agreement with a Chinese company for certain energy business.
  • Advised a U.S. client on Chinese business law related to its potential acquisition of a Chinese company and conducted due diligence of the Chinese company under Chinese law.
  • Represented a U.S. client and negotiated certain investment agreements, subscription agreements and lending agreements with Chinese companies under Chinese law.
  • Represented a U.S. client in connection with its withdrawal of capital investment in a Chinese company and drafted related agreements and notes under both U.S. and Chinese law.
  • Advised a dual citizenship client in connection with their purchase of a multimillion property in Taiwan and related tax issues.
  • Advised a U.S. company related to certain trade and custom regulations related to the export of certain products.
  • Gaming

  • Successfully represented a U.S. company in an eighteen (18) month hearing before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board involving complicated legal issues under the Pennsylvania gaming law, comparison of the regulation of a licensee in Hong Kong with the regulation of a registered investment adviser in the United States, as well as a comparison of the regulation of an investment company in the Cayman Islands with the regulation of an investment company in the United States.
  • Represented a U.S. company in analyzing whether China, Japan and Turkey are gray/black market and gaming investments in China, Japan and Turkey.
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Represented a major Taiwanese manufacturer of vibration sensor and tilt sensor switches in claims involving infringement of existing patent and inducement of infringement.
  • Obtained an injunction prohibiting a former employee from working for a competitor based on non-compete and confidentiality agreement.
  • Assisted a U.S. company in a trademark infringement investigation against a Chinese company in China.
  • Tax Planning and Immigration

  • Representing a Chinese high net worth individual with the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program in front of the Internal Revenue Services.
  • Representing a Chinese high net worth individual with international estate planning.
  • Representing a non-profit dance organization in obtaining a P1 visa for an Indian dancer.
  • Representing a non-profit musical organization in obtaining an O1 visa for a world famous violinist.
  • Represented Chinese and Taiwanese high net worth individuals with pre-immigration planning and advised them on related tax and immigration issues.
  • Represented a Chinese individual in an asset forfeiture proceeding in front of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and successfully obtained a full refund.
  • Obtained L1 visas for a manager and key employees of a leading company in the lawn mower industry.
  • Obtained L1 visas for managers of a leading company in the electronic industry.
  • Obtained an O1 visa for a world famous violinist for a non-profit musical organization.

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • People's Republic of China
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
    - Editor, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • Widener University School of Law, LL.M., Corporate Law and Finance, with honors
    - Graduate Assistant, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Chongqing, China, LL.M., International Business Law, summa cum laude
  • Southwest University of Political Science and Law, Chongqing, China, LL.B., summa cum laude
  • Sichuan International Studies University, B.A.

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2014-present
  • Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippell LLP
    - Associate, 2011-2014
  • Supreme Court of Delaware
    - Law Clerk to the Hon. Jack B. Jacobs, 2010-2011
  • Natalie Holding LLC
    - Corporate Counsel, 2009

Board Memberships

  • Board, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania

  • Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Immediate Past Chair, Asian Bar Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Secretary and Executive Council, Women in the Law Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association

  • First Vice President and Secretary, Federal Bar Association- Western Pennsylvania Chapter

Professional Activities

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association — Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh Chinese Lawyers Association
  • Asian Attorneys Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association Western Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Women's Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Allegheny County Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Achievement Award

  • Lucinda Peipher Memorial Award
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Diversity Scholarship Award- Nominee

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "Diversity and Inclusion: Immigrant & Refugee Rights," World Affairs Council Emerging Global Leadership Forum, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2019

  • Presenter, "Strategies for IP Protection in China: What Pittsburgh-area Businesses Need to Know," USPTO & U.S. Commercial Service China IP Roadshow, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2019

  • Featured in Video, "Vibrant Pittsburgh," Pittsburgh, PA, April 2019

  • Presenter, "Global Trade Under Stress,"  iCourt, New York, NY, March 2019

  • Presenter, "International Law Firm Management," Chengdu Jinjiang Bar Association Annual Meeting, Chengdu, China, December 2017

  • Presenter, "Recent Supreme Court Rulings Define Where Companies May Be Sued," Generic Pharmaceuticals & Biosimilars Summit, Princeton, NJ, October 2017

  • Moderator, "Whose Country is This? Hate Speech, Harassment and Violence Post-Election," Pittsburgh, PA, April 2017

  • Presenter, "Dispute Resolution Related to Chinese Companies' Investment in the United States," International Investment Forum, Chongqing, China, November 2017

阳源又Sunny)律师是德茂律师事务所的高级律师。阳律师是一名经验非常丰富的商业诉讼律师,她在为中国客户处理其在美国投资、贸易、上市、进出口方面的违约、欺诈、债务纠纷、知识产权侵权纠纷、出口管制、301和303调查、反海外腐败法调查、证券合规调查等方面有着十余年经验。阳律师同时担任众多中国公司在美业务的法律顾问,负责管理和处理其在美国业务相关的法律需求,包括市场准入、公司合规、进出口、劳动法、职业移民和诉讼等。除此之外,阳律师为企业高管、经理和高净值客户提供移民前、移民后和弃籍、非美国人购买美国公司和房产等税收和财富传承规划等相关问题的咨询服务。

阳律师的母语是普通话,可以熟练的读写简体中文和繁体中文。

在进入律师事务所之前,阳律师曾担任特拉华州最高法院Jack B. Jacobs大法官的法律助理。

阳律师从美国韦德纳大学法学院毕业,获得法律博士学位和商事法认证,并获得极优等生的荣誉。在校期间,她代表该法学院成功进入杰赛普(Jessup)国际法庭辩论的美国最终轮以及时兼职《特拉华州公司法》杂志的编辑。在此之前,同样是在美国韦德纳大学法学院,阳律师获得了公司法和金融专业的法学硕士学位,并获得最优等生的荣誉。在中国重庆的西南政法大学,阳律师以最优成绩获得了国际经济法法学硕士和法学本科学位。阳律师同时也获得了中国重庆的四川外国语大学的英语文学学士学位。

阳律师持有中国、宾夕法尼亚州、纽约州、美国联邦法院地区法院(宾夕法尼亚州西区法院,宾夕法尼亚州东区法院,宾夕法尼亚州中区法院)和美国联邦上诉法院第三巡回法院的律师职业许可证。

阳律师目前同时担任阿勒格尼郡律师协会多元化和多样化律师委员会的主席及妇女委员会的秘书长和执行董事。阳律师曾任阿勒格尼郡律师协会亚裔律师委员会主席。

阳律师目前还是宾夕法尼亚州亚太裔美国律师协会的董事会成员。阳律师同时还担任宾州西部地区联邦律师协会的第一副主席和秘书长。

阳律师是阿勒格尼郡律师协会和阿勒格尼郡律师基金会2018年杰出公益成就奖获得者。

代表案例

商业诉讼

  • 代理美国一家大型保险公司,在涉及索赔损害赔偿总额超过16亿美元的保险诉讼中协商达成了对客户有利的和解协议。该案件代理包括在中国进行调查、为在中国和香港的证人做证人证言准备、在香港为证人提供辩护以及为客户就中国商法和海事法提供咨询。
  • 代理一家中国大型汽车配件公司,为客户在涉及索赔损害赔偿总额超过560万美元的违约、欺诈和不正当竞争案件中为客户协商达成了对客户有利的和解协议。
  • 成功执行对一家美国债务人的外国判决,并代表客户获得包括全部律师费的全面追偿。该案件涉及调查一家中国公司向债务人可能进行的几百万美元投资。
  • 代理一家中国大型汽车经销商,第一家美国公司提出违约、欺诈和电汇欺诈案件的诉讼,并代理客户追回全部损失。该案件包括代理客户促成联邦调查局的调查。
  • 代理一家美国上市公司,为其在宾夕法尼亚州州务院总法律顾问办公室对其提出的欺诈和不公平做法的调查中提供辩护,成功的让宾夕法尼亚州州务院总法律顾问办公室作出了不予起诉决定。
  • 代理一家中国大型科技公司,为针对其提出的违反专有技术转让协议的诉求提出辩护,成功提出违约、欺诈和疏忽大意的失实陈述的反诉,并成功达成对客户有利的和解。
  • 代理一家中国连锁业主,为其提出违约、违反信托义务和身份欺诈案件的诉求,并成功达成对客户有利的和解。
  • 代理一家中国的家用品和花园用品公司对一家美国公司提出违约之诉,并对美国公司提出的违约、《兰姆法》索赔、不正当竞争、知识产权侵权、侵权性干预等反诉提供抗辩。
  • 代理中国美容产品制造商对一家美国公司的违约和欺诈案件提起诉讼。
  • 代理一家美国煤炭公司,为其被诉非法采矿和违约一案提供辩护。
  • 代理一家美国上市公司,为其被诉违约和欺诈一案提供辩护。
  • 成功驳回对一家大型金融机构的不当持有资金诉讼。
  • 在一违约、违反信托义务、欺诈诱导和窃听违规案件中为一家大型金融机构提供辩护,并成功驳回窃听索赔。
  • 代理一私募股权和风险资本公司为其被诉违约和侵权干涉行为提供辩护。
  • 代理一家美国大型能源公司供应商为其被诉违约提供辩护。
  • 代理一家美国上市公司,为其被诉违约和欺诈提供辩护,并成功达成对客户有利的和解协议。
  • 代理一软件开发公司为其被诉违约提供辩护。

《反海外腐败法》和白领犯罪

  • 代理一家大型银行机构,在由美国证券交易委员会和上市公司会计监督委员会进行的证券欺诈调查一案中提供辩护。
  • 代理宾夕法尼亚州一家大型高等教育机构,参与联邦政府对小型企业创新研究计划和小企业技术转让计划下的赠款管理不当进行的调查,并为该机构起草相关的合规政策。
  • 代理一家美国制药公司,参与美国证券交易委员会和司法部就其在中国的业务运营进行的反海外腐败法调查。
  • 代表一家美国食品制造公司,参与美国证券交易委员会和司法部就其在中国的业务运营进行的反海外腐败法调查。
  • 代理一家美国金融公司,对其子公司在收购某中国公司过程中可能违反海外反腐败法的行为进行内部调查。
  • 代理一家美国制药公司,就其与一家阿拉伯公司涉及价值数百万美元的合同中对于海外反腐败法和英国反贿赂法的合规性提供咨询。

知识产权诉讼

  • 代理一家加拿大油田开采公司和其香港供货商,为其处理美国某公司提起的专利侵权诉讼,包括根据海牙国际送达公约提出抗辩。
  • 代理台湾一家大型振动传感器和倾斜传感器开关制造商,处理涉及侵犯现有专利和侵权诱因的索赔。
  • 根据非竞争和保密协议获得禁令,禁止前雇员为竞争对手工作。
  • 协助一家美国公司对一家中国公司在中国进行商标侵权调查。

劳动法诉讼

  • 代理客户在两起根据《公平劳动标准法》和州法律提起的全国集体诉讼中达成对客户有利的和解协议,该案件涉及对雇员的错误分类。
  • 代理客户在涉及年龄歧视的集体诉讼案件中达成对于客户有利的判决。
  • 代理客户参与涉及年龄歧视和残疾歧视的单一原告诉讼。
  • 代理客户参与涉及年龄歧视的单一原告诉讼和仲裁。

合规

  • 代理一家美国大型化妆品公司处理在中国的产品召回一案。
  • 代理一家中国上市公司,就各种雇佣协议、工作政策、工资和工时法、员工福利和移民问题提供法律服务。
  • 代理一家台湾上市公司,对其在美国的子公司的各种雇佣协议事宜提供法律服务。
  • 代理一家美国大型医疗机构,为其就英语熟练程度和流利程度要求提供咨询。
  • 为美国一家大型能源公司就《公平信用报告法》、《贷款真实法》、《消费者租赁法》和其他符合消费者保护的相关事宜提供法律服务,并起草法律意见书。
  • 为一家中国能源公司的美国子公司就员工身份可能出现的错误分类和移民问题提供法律服务。
  • 为宾夕法尼亚州的一家教育机构就工资和工时法律合规问题提供法律服务。

商事交易

  • 代理一家大型台湾公司收购一家美国公司。该交易涉及复杂的破产程序、与多家美国公司建立合资企业以及美国外贸委员会的反垄断审查。
  • 代理一家美国公司进入中国市场,并与中国和印度的分销商协商并签订分销协议,并为其提供知识产权保护方案。
  • 代理一家美国大型医疗公司,为其与一家中国大型保险公司和医疗服务提供商协商并签订合作协议与技术许可协议。
  • 代理一家美国公司,在宾夕法尼亚州博彩控制委员会举行的为期十八个月的听证会上,成功迫使竞争对手放弃申请。该听证会涉及宾夕法尼亚州博彩法下的复杂法律问题,并将香港对于持牌人的监管与美国对注册投资顾问的监管,及开曼群岛对投资公司的监管与美国对投资公司的监管进行详细对比。
  • 代理一家美国大型金融机构,收购在中国开展实质性业务的另一家公司。
  • 代理一家美国大型医疗公司,为其进入中国市场和中国知识产权保护提供咨询。
  • 代理一家美国公司,与其中国制造商洽谈投资协议和供应商协议。
  • 代理一家中国公司在越南设立代表处。
  • 代理一家中国大型钢铁制造商收购一家美国公司的分公司。
  • 代理一家大型中国矿业公司收购一家美国公司,并为其分拆及相关的环境合规问题提供咨询。
  • 代理一家中国汽车配件公司与美国某公司建立位于美国的合资企业。
  • 代理一家美国公司与中国某公司就某一能源业务签订合作协议和合资协议。
  • 代理一家美国公司收购一家中国公司,根据中国法律对该中国公司进行尽职调查,并为客户提供中国商法咨询。
  • 根据中国法律,代理美国客户与中国公司协商并签订投资协议、认购协议和贷款协议。
  • 代表一家美国客户撤销对一家中国公司的资本投资,并根据美国和中国法律起草相关协议和票据。
  • 为双重公民身份客户在台湾购买数百万房产及相关税务问题提供法律服务。
  • 为一家美国公司就与某些产品出口相关的贸易和海关法规提供法律服务。
  • 代理一家美国公司,对博彩业在中国、日本和土耳其的黑市或灰市性质提供法律咨询。

税务规划和移民

  • 代理高净值客户向美国税务局申请离岸自愿披露计划。
  • 代理来自中国的高净值个人客户进行国际房地产规划。
  • 代理一个非营利舞蹈组织为其一印度舞蹈家获得 P1 签证。
  • 代理一个非营利音乐组织为其一世界著名小提琴家获得 O1 签证。
  • 代理一个非营利音乐组织为其一世界著名钢琴家获得 O1 签证。
  • 代理来自中国和台湾高净值个人进行移民前规划,并就相关的税务和移民问题提供咨询。
  • 代理中国某高净值人士为美国海关和边境保护局门对其进行的资产没收程序进行申诉,并成功获得全额退款。
  • 代理一家中国的割草机行业领先公司,为其经理和主要员工获得L1 签证。
  • 代理一家电子行业领先公司,为其经理获得 L1 签证。

执业领域

  • 商业诉讼
  • 国际执业组
  • 中国执业组
  • 公司管理和合规
  • 国际贸易与投资
  • 亚太战略规划与发展
  • 税收和财富传承规划
  • 移民

专业活动

  • 亚太裔美国律师协会
  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会亚洲律师委员会
  • 宾夕法尼亚州律师协会
  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会
  • 联邦律师协会
  • 联邦律师协会西宾夕法尼亚分会
  • 女性律师协会

律师执业许可

  • 宾夕法尼亚州
  • 纽约州
  • 中国
  • 美国联邦地区法院之宾夕法尼亚州东部地区
  • 美国联邦地区法院之宾夕法尼亚州中部地区
  • 美国联邦地区法院之宾夕法尼亚州西部地区
  • 美国联邦上诉法院第三巡回法庭

教育经历

  • 美国韦德纳大学法学院,法律博士,商事法的认证,极优等生荣誉
    • 《特拉华公司法》——杂志编辑
    • 杰赛普(Jessup)国际法庭辩论——美国最终轮
  • 美国韦德纳大学法学院,法学硕士,公司法和金融专业,最优等生荣誉
    • 《特拉华公司法》——杂志助理编辑
  • 西南政法大学,法学硕士,国际经济法,最优等生荣誉
  • 西南政法大学,法学学士学位,最优等生荣誉
  • 四川外国语大学,文学学士学位

工作经历

  • 德茂律师事务所 - 律师,2014-至今
  • Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippell LLP - 律师,2011-2014
  • 特拉华最高法院 -大法官Jack B. Jacobs的大法官助理,2010-2011
  • Natalie Holding LLC - 公司法律顾问,2009

董事会成员

  • 亚太裔美国律师协会 - 宾夕法尼亚州——董事
  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会多元性和多样性委员会——主席
  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会亚洲律师委员会——前任主席
  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会妇女律师委员会——秘书长兼执行董事
  • 联邦律师协会——宾夕法尼亚州西部地区——第一副主席兼秘书长

所获荣誉

  • 阿勒格尼郡律师协会和阿勒格尼郡律师基金会2018年杰出公益成就奖获得者
  • Lucinda Peipher杰出国际成就纪念奖
  • 费城律师协会年轻律师分部少数族裔奖学金提名

部分出版书籍

  • 合著,《国际民事诉讼》,美国篇,第14章,2017年11月

部分出版文章

  • 合著,《美国颁布临时通用许可证给华为及其关联公司以维护网络和设备》,Duane Morris Alert,2019年5月22日
  • 合著,《行政命令处理外国对美国信息和通信技术及服务系统的威胁问题》,Duane Morris Alert,2019年5月21日
  • 著作,《新的税收居住规则:外国人的潜在陷阱?》,中国商业评论,2019年5月15日
  • 合著,《美国中国产品关税达到25%》,Duane Morris Alert,2019年5月13日
  • 合著,《美国最高法院讨论对公司被告行使属人管辖权的正当程序限制》,Duane Morris Alert,2017年6月21日
  • 合著,《是否能够强制外国银行冻结资产?》,Law360,2016年2月5日
  • 合著,《美国最高法院Daimler一案后普遍属人管辖权问题的现状》,The Legal Intelligencer,2016年1月26日

部分研讨会发言

  • 主讲人,《中国知识产权保护战略:匹兹堡地区企业需要了解的内容》,美国专利商标局和美国商务部商业服务局中国知识产权路演,宾夕法尼亚州匹兹堡,2019年5月
  • 访谈,充满活力的匹兹堡,宾夕法尼亚州匹兹堡,2019年4月
  • 主讲人,《压力下的全球贸易》,iCourt,纽约州纽约市,2019年3月
  • 主讲人,《国际律师事务所管理》,成都锦江区律师协会年会,中国成都,2017年12月
  • 主讲人,《美国最高法院近来对于公司可能被起诉的地方的判决》,通用制药和生物仿制药峰会,新泽西州普林斯顿,2017年10月
  • 主持人,《这是谁的国家?大选后的仇恨言论,骚扰和暴力》,宾夕法尼亚州匹兹堡,2017年4月
  • 主讲人,《与中国公司在美投资相关的争议解决》,国际投资论坛,中国重庆,2017年11月