Linda Ji has extensive experience representing domestic and international clients in connection with a wide range of business matters, with a particular focus on cross-border corporate and commercial transactions between China and the United States. Linda represents clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in myriad industries, including life sciences, health care, technology, real estate, consumer products, manufacturing and private equity.
Linda has represented both Chinese and US companies in a variety of transactions in the United States, including equity investments, venture capital and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, joint ventures, technology licensing, strategic collaborations, as well as corporate governance, equity compensation and stock plan options, and other operational matters. Linda also counsels US and European companies on doing business in China, advising on such matters as corporate structuring, acquisition, compliance, IP enforcement and profits repatriation.
Linda develops for her clients tailored strategies and practical solutions under both Chinese and US laws. Her work often spans several practice areas, and she collaborates with lawyers across the Firm in tax, export control, labor and employment, immigration, intellectual property, regulatory, and real estate to provide full-range services to her clients.
Prior to coming to the United States, Linda worked at the Ministry of Commerce of PR China (MOFCOM) in Beijing. At MOFCOM, she negotiated bilateral treaties between China and other countries concerning reciprocal protection of private investments and participated in drafting laws and regulations concerning foreign investments in China.
Representing a leading Chinese life science company in connection with its expansion in the United States, including setting up subsidiaries, collaboration and licensing arrangements, office building purchases, and proposed acquisitions
Represented prominent Chinese investors in the US$930 million purchase of a health care real estate portfolio consisting of 39 senior housing and assisted living facilities throughout 11 states in the United States from Welltower Inc., a health care real estate investment trust (REIT)*
New England Chinese Information and Network Association (NECINA)
St. Louis University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2000
St. Louis University School of Law, LLM, magna cum laude, 1994
University of International Business and Economics School of Law, LLB, Outstanding Graduate Award, 1990
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