James Lu, JDPartner at Cooley LLP, Shanghai
Mr. James Lu is a Partner at Cooley LLP and heads the firm's Business and Finance Practice in Shanghai. He focuses on China-related corporate and securities transactions, including foreign direct investment, venture capital financing, private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings. He also has broad experience advising clients on complex cross-border commercial transactions involving unique structures and contractual arrangements designed to comply with legal requirements in multiple jurisdictions, including licensing, joint venture, manufacturing and distribution arrangements in the life sciences and high-tech industries in China.
Prior to joining Cooley, James held various marketing and business development management positions at the Eastman Kodak Co. and Life Technologies Corp. in the United States. James holds a B.S. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China, an M.S. degree in biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a J.D. degree from University of San Diego.