Yingxi Fu-Tomlinson is the office managing Partner of the firm’s Shanghai office and a member of the Corporate Department. She was born and raised in Shanghai and is among the first small group of attorneys to have received formal legal education in both China and the United States. She has recently been accepted by the Shanghai Arbitration Commission as an Arbitrator. Yingxi is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Since her return to Asia in 1995, Yingxi has advised multinational corporations, private equity funds, and Chinese companies on a wide range of strategic and financial in-bound and out-bound investment, acquisition, restructuring and joint venture projects in various industries. Prior to her relocation, Yingxi practiced for more than six years as a corporate finance lawyer at a large law firm in the United States. She has represented many high-technology companies and financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements and other general corporate and commercial matters.
Yingxi has been recognized as a leading practitioner in Chambers Global (2010-2015) and Chambers Asia (2009-2015). Clients commented that Yingxi has “the unique ability to bridge the cultural and communication divide between the USA and China” and is “a diligent and thoughtful lawyer, with deep legal knowledge,” citing her “distinguished profile in strategic investments, acquisition restructuring and joint venture projects.” She also has been featured in The American Lawyer and was identified by the Leading Lawyers Survey as one of Asia’s leading business lawyers. She has appeared on CNBC and has been interviewed frequently by other news media such as the New York Law Journal, China Daily, Business Weekly (a China Daily publication) and Global Entrepreneur.
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