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Wenzhao Wang

Wenzhao Wang

also known as Wenzhao "Connie" Wang

Practice areas:

Immigration, International Law, Business

About Me

Wenzhao “Connie”  Wang was named "2011 San Diego Top Immigration Attorney" ,   2012 and 2011 "San Diego Top International Attorney," "2012 San Diego Top Corporate Attorney"  by SD METRO magazine.


Connie has over 20 years of extensive
international experience with an emphasis on China gained through her distinguished diplomatic and legal careers. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Connie spent 13 years as a diplomat in the Chinese Foreign Service in various capacities including serving as press officer for Chinese President Jiang Zemin during his official visits to foreign countries and as a diplomat at the Chinese Mission to the United Nations in New York. After obtaining her law degree from a top 20 US law school and before establishing US China Global Law Group, Connie worked at two major international law firms in the US.




In 2006, in recognition of her role as a female industry leader, Connie was honored with the “Women to Watch Award” - Business Women 2006 by Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. This honor was noted in “Local Lawyers Named ‘Women Industry Leaders’” by Minnesota Lawyer, featured in “Connie Wang Receives Top Business Honor” by Asian American Press, and reported in many other English and Chinese media in 2006.



Connie has served as legal counsel of China Marketing Association, a prestigious national organization in China since 2004. She is the co-founder and former president of US-China Business Connections, a nonprofit organization providing an educational and networking forum for companies and individuals interested in developing business relationships between the US and China.



Connie is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops on Chinese business, outsourcing and investment matters in both US and China. She is a Manderin Chinese speaking lawyer licensed in multiple jurisdictions in the US.


 


Wenzhao "Connie" Wang’s Practice Areas:


 


Connie focuses on Eb-5 and E-2 investment visas and L-1 visas for multi-national executives and managers, general corporate/business and cross-border transactions in US.

Connie advises US companies conducting business in China in the areas of setting up business entities ("WFOE", "JV" and "RO"), government relations, regulatory solutions, outsourcing of manufacturing, ITO/BPO, IP protection, and market entry in China as well as advises Chinese companies with their investment, setting up business, M&A, executive working visas, EB-5 investment visas and market entry in the U.S.


 


Connie speaks fluent Manderin Chinese and English.


 


Connie is licensed in California, District of Columbia, and Minnesota.  In 2014, she voluntarily chose not to be authorized to practice MN law due to non-resident status in MN and decided to keep her MN law license inactive.


 


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Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin, Chinese, Wu

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Immigration: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. International Law: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Kevin Brendan Murphy

    I have found Wenzhao “Connie” Wang extremely knowledgeable in the Eb-5 investment program. Her extensive immigration experience combined with her unique business expertise makes her advice on Eb-5 matters very insightful and practical. I strongly endorse her and recommend her services.

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    Kevin Murphy Franchising Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Sean Michael Foldenauer

    I am extremely pleased to have Wenzhao "Connie" Wang on our litigation team, in a partnership dispute case involving Chinese imports. Ms. Wang is a very diligent attorney. Her Chinese language skills, coupled with her brilliant legal analysis of complex business contracts and transactional documents has proven invaluable. It is my pleasure to endorse attorney Wenzhao "Connie" Wang.

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    Sean Foldenauer Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

US China Global Law Group

4275 Executive Square, Suite 200
San Diego, CA, 92037

US China Global Law Group

3435 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1010
Los Angeles, CA, 90010

US China Global Law Group

One Sutter Street Suite 700
San Francisco, CA, 94104

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201005/25/2015
DCActive 200705/24/2015
MNInactive200406/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2012 San Diego's Top International AttorneySD METRO2012
2012 San Diego's Top Corporate AttorneySD METRO2012
2011 San Diego's Top International AttorneySan Diego Metro2011
2011 San Diego's Top Immigration AttorneySan Diego Metro2011
Women to Watch-- Business Women 2006Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerUS China Global Law Group2010 - Present
AttorneySquire Sanders & Dempsey LLP, Mayer Brown, LLP, & Kelly & Fawcett, PA2003 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
US-China Business ConnectionsCo-Founder and former President2004 - 2006
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Minnesota State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
District of Columbia BarN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Law Journal Newsletter "China Trade Law Report" of American Lawyer MediaChina New M&A Regulation and Its Impacts on Foreign Business in China2007
American Bar Association (ABA) --The International LawyerCo-author of “China Law 2005 Year in Review"2006
China InsightImmigration and Traveling Overseas2004
Yanbian University Publishing HouseSuccess Skills--Co-author of a 365-page book translation from English into Chinese1988

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
SAIS, Johns Hopkins UniversityN/AN/AN/A
Univ of Minnesota L SN/AN/AN/A
Nanjing UniversityN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
To Set Up Your US Branch Office Successfully - Your Las Vegas Business PlanL-1A 跨国经理签证(L-1A Multi-national Executive Visa)2013
CLEForming Foreign Corporations in Brazil, China and Mexico2012
How to Successfully Do Business in ChinaHow to Successfully Do Business in China – Embracing the Legal and Cultural Differences2011
the 6th Annual CLE (Continuing Legal Education) Summit on “Doing Business in China” (San Francisco, CA)Information Technology Outsourcing (‘ITO’) and Business Process Outsourcing (‘BPO’) – Current Trend, Legal Considerations and a Comparison of offshore ITO/BPO in India and China2008
Service Outsourcing International SummitService and Development Shanghai (Pudong)2008
“2007 China Seminar and Workshops – Navigating the China Markets with Experts”“How to Do Business in China”2007
the 5th Annual CLE Summit on “Legal & Financial Strategies for Doing Business in China”Latest Developments in the Chinese Legal and Regulatory Systems2007
EMBA training program“Doing Business in China” (Washington, DC)2007
Doing business in ChinaHow to Export to China—China Import Regulations2007
China Information and Software Outsourcing SummitCo-Emcee and Keynote Speaker2007
“Lessons Learned in China”•Moderator for “Lessons Learned in China”2006
Minnesota World Trade WeekUnderstanding China and Getting Equipped with Tools to Be Successful in China2006
Current Climate for Trade and Investment in ChinaNew M&A regulations, anti- monopoly laws and IP protections in China2006
Asian American Marketing Midwest ConferenceMarketing in China2005
senior executives training program“Outsourcing Contract Drafting and Negotiation”2004
International Law Business Section Continuing Legal Education(CLE) programWhat Every Attorney Should Know When Advising Clients on Doing Business in ChinaN/A