Jingxiao Fang is a counsel in the Palo Alto office and the Beijing office. She is a member of the firm's corporate practice group. Jingxiao has practiced law since 2007. Before joining K&L Gates, she worked consecutively in the Beijing office of a Chinese law firm and of a U.S. law firm. Her practice focuses on cross border transactions between China and the U.S., including transnational venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, and foreign direct investments, with deal value ranging from very small amount to multimillion dollars. Her clients include international technology companies (primarily in the artificial intelligence, data processing, semiconductor, and biopharma industries), venture capital and private equity funds focusing on both US and China markets.
Jingxiao regularly represents entrepreneurs, startups, middle sized and large companies in their financings and trade sales. She also advises venture capital and private equity funds in their RMB and US dollar investments in the U.S. and China. Moreover, she assists companies with their restructurings as part of their efforts to go public (which sometimes involve setting up or dismantling a VIE structure), joint venture negotiations and direct investments. She works closely with the firm's tax, policy, labor, and IP transaction lawyers to support clients' investments and daily operations, which supports relate to cross border technology transfer and licensing, export control, tax planning, patent prosecution and IP protections, immigration, and employee compensations.