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Languages spoken: Mandarin

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 40%
    3 years
  2. Immigration: 40%
    3 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    3 years

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Lane Powell PC

1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4200
P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, WA, 98111-9402

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201007/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Top Lawyers - Wasington's Outstanding Young LawyersSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLane Powell PC2015 - Present
Of CounselEllis, Li & McKinstry, PLLC2014 - 2015
Of CounselShatz Law Group2011 - 2014
Law ClerkPeng & Weber, PLLC2010 - 2011
Law ClerkBonneville Power Administration2008 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationInternational Investment & Development Committee Vice Chair2015 - Present
Asian Bar Association of WashingtonSmall and Solo Committee Chair2012 - Present
Asian Bar Association of WashingtonBoard Member2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State Chapter)CLE Committee Member and Sub-Committee Chair2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationInternational Law Section Member2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationCLE Committee Member2011 - Present
Pro Bono Services Committee, King County Bar AssociationCommittee Member2011 - Present
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationInternational Section Member2010 - Present
Seattle Chongqing Sister City AssociationSecretary2010 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State Chapter)Executive Committee Treasurer2015 - 2016
Washington State Bar AssociationCLE Committee Co-Chair2015 - 2016
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Executive Committee Program Chair2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State Chapter)Pro Bono Committee Chair2012 - 2014
Washington-Sichuan Friendship AssociationBoard Member2012 - 2015
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association Section of International Law's The Year in ReviewInternational Investment Development Year in Review: China2015
King County Bar BulletinThe Executive Action: What's New2015
NWLawyerWhat Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Working With the Chinese Community2014
American Bar Association Section of International Law's The Year in ReviewInternational Investment Development Year in Review: China2014
King County Bar BulletinDoing Good, Feeling Good2014
King County Bar BulletinLawyers' Dress Code: Professional in Pink2012
King County Bar BulletinStarting Smart, Going Global2012
American Bar Association Section of International Law's The Year in ReviewChina's Social Insurance Law2012
West's Corporate Counsel's Guide to Doing Business in China (Third Edition)Chapter 20 - Foreign Exchange Control (contributing author of the 2012 revision)2012
ABA International Law NewsChinese Entrepreneurs Respond to U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Pilot Program2011
ABA International M&A NewsletterJoint Venture in Japan: What to Look For in Due Diligence (Co-author)2011
Tsinghua China Law ReviewAn Urge to Protect is Not Enough: China's Labor Contract Law, 2 Tsinghua China Law Rev. 1 (2009)2009
Peking University PressLegal Writing in Plain English (Translated from English to Chinese)2008
Journal of American-Chinese Society & Culture (Chinese Academic Journal)A Glance at the American Legal Education Through the LSAT2006
Journal of American-Chinese Society & CultureOne Summer at Yale2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2010
Peking UniversityEnglish Literature and LinguisticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association Northwest Regional ConferencePetition and Adjustment Status 101 (co-presenter)2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association Northwest Regional ConferenceWorking in the U.S.A.: the Nonimmigrant Options (co-presenter)2015
Lewis & Clark Law School Global Labor Markets SeminarWorking in the U.S.2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association Northwest Regional ConferenceH-1B: A How to Primer (co-presenter)2013
Seattle Select Attorneys Association Morning CLEEB-5 Immigration and Tax Planning for High-Net-Worth Immigrants (co-presenter)2012
Seattle Select Attorneys Association Morning CLEAll Roads Lead to the U.S.: A Small Business Owner's Immigration Options2011
Seattle Entrepreneurship Club Weekly TalkImmigration Issues for Entrepreneurs2011