Zhiping (Louis) Liu, J.D., MBA

Zhiping (Louis) Liu, J.D., MBA

Tel: 212-547-6695  Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution

J.D., New York University
MBA, CUNY Baruch College

New York


Mr. Liu specializes in corporate law and focuses on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial loans, joint ventures, hedge fund and private equity fund formations and commercial agreements. Prior to establishing Liu, Chen & Hoffman LLP, Mr. Liu practiced in prestigious Wall Street and Silicon Valley law firms for more than seven years, where he advised various clients in completing more than 100 corporate transactions totaling more than $7 billion in value.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of matters recently completed by Mr. Liu as lead attorney:

• Represented 3 investors in purchasing over $25 million in preferred stocks in a clinical phase drug discovery company
• Represented an investor to finance the management buyout of a US subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications
• Representing a hedge fund manager to set up a hedge fund with US and foreign investors
• Representing a biotech start-up in all of its corporate affairs, including company formation and issuance of of Series A and Series B preferred stock to its various accredited investors
• Acquisition of most of the assets of a healthcare service company in New Jersey on behalf of a Massachusetts-based health care company
• Represented a Massachusetts-based health care company to obtain secured loans from a local bank
• Sale of all shareholder interest of a Michigan-based fire alarm design and manufacturing company to strategic buyers in Europe
• Represented a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer in all transactions in the US, including the acquisition of wind farms and the resolution of commercial disputes
• Represented Chinese investors in the establishment of manufacturing plants in the US
• Represented a private company in acquiring approximately $70 million in assets from a public company
• Represented a national restaurant chain in the sale of its rights in number of franchise stores to a franchisor for approximately $30 million
• Representing a Chinese state-owned company in selling minority stakes to their US partners for about $200 million
• Represented a large Chinese Internet technology company in acquiring a 30% stake in a private Hong Kong company for approximately HK$50 million
• Established a joint venture in China on behalf of a US mining equipment company based in Virginia