Zhiping (Louis) Liu

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Yong Chen, J.D., Ph.D.

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

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


  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution
J.D., New York University School of Law
Baruch College, City University of New York (Jack Nash Honors Scholarship)
B.A. in Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Chengdu, China)
New York State Bar

Georgia State Bar

Mr. Liu focuses his practice in corporate transactions, concentrating in the formation of corporate entities, venture capital funding for start-up companies, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate governance matters. Mr. Liu has experience assisting clients in structuring and consummating over 100 corporate transactions totaling over $7 billion in value, including mergers, acquisitions, financings, restructurings and corporate reorganizations.

Representative Matters

The following is a selected sampling of recent matters where Mr. Liu acted as the lead counsel. It is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter:

Represented three investors in their purchases of over $25 million of preferred shares of a clinical-stage drug discovery company;
Represented a certain investor in its financing of the management buy-out of the US subsidiaries of Elephant Talk Communication Corp.;
Represented a hedge fund manager in establishing his own hedge fund under master-feeder structure with both U.S. and foreign investors;
Represented a bio-technology start-up companies in all of its corporate matters, including the corporate formation and the issuances of its Series A and Series B preferred stock to various accredited investors;
Represented a Massachusetts-based health care company in its acquisition of substantially all assets of a New Jersey-based health care service company;
Represented a Massachusetts-based health care company in its secured borrowing from a local bank;
Represented all of the shareholders of a Michigan-based fire alarm design and manufacturing company in the sale of the company to a strategic buyer from Europe;
Represented a China-based turbine manufacturer in all of its transactional matters in the United States, including acquisitions of wind farms and settlement of commercial disputes;
Represented a Chinese investor in the establishment and operations of a manufacturing plant in the United States;
Represented a private company in its acquisition of certain assets from a public traded company for approximately $70 million;
Represented a franchisee of a national restaurant chain to sell his franchise interests back to the franchisor for approximately $30 million;
Represented a Chinese state-owned enterprise in its sales of minority equity interests in a joint venture to its U.S. partner for approximately $200 million;
Represented a large Chinese Internet technology company in its acquisition of 30% of equity of a private Hong Kong company for approximately HK$50 million;
Represented a Virginia-based mining equipment company in the establishment of a joint venture in China;
Represented a prominent New York non-profit organization in its court-approved dissolution and transfer of its members and assets to a sister organization.