Jennifer Zhao

Jennifer Zhao advises clients on complex corporate transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investment, private equity investment and other general corporate matters. Ms. Zhao has also represented Chinese companies in their outbound investments.

Ms. Zhao received her LLM degree from Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She received her LLB degree from Fudan University Law School with honors. She is qualified to practice law in the State of New York and in China.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Zhao was a corporate attorney in the Shanghai office of King & Wood Mallesons.

Ms. Zhao is fluent in English and a native Mandarin speaker.

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  • Education

    • LLM, Columbia Law School, 2015

      Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • LLB, Fudan University Law School, 2011

      with honors
  • Admissions

    • New York

    • PRC National Bar

  • Languages

    • Chinese (Mandarin)

    • English