Partner | Anjie Law Firm
Echo Zhao is one of the few private wealth management practitioners in Mainland China who is qualified to practice in the PRC and the State of California, with experience in general corporate practice and business management. Echo had worked as in-house counsel assisting multinational companies in their China and APAC business operations. She has in-depth understanding about the challenges that Chinese entrepreneurs may face in terms of company globalization, cross-border investment, corporate governance, etc. Her experience covers commercial transactions, corporate acquisitions, executive fraud investigation, and commercial arbitrations across APAC countries.
At AnJie Law Firm, Echo specializes in the legal research and practice in private wealth management which mainly include conducting negotiations and litigation on behalf of clients concerning family disputes on prenuptial agreements, divorce and inheritance, providing legal advice on family issues in the listing of a company and cross-border investments and M&A, planning and preparing for personal or family wealth protection and succession for clients, providing legal directions for the design and optimization of family-run enterprises’ equity (including trust structuring) as well as making identity planning and immigration tax planning for clients. Thanks to her expertise in corporate law and family law also practicing experience in resolving foreign-related legal affairs, Echo has an advantage in complicated issues concerning corporate equity and transnational asset allocation and disputes, and her professional services have won high recognition and great acclaim from both corporate and private clients. Echo and her team are recommended in the Legalband’s 2017 list of leading private wealth management lawyers in China.
Echo is also a regular guest speaker at Dialogue on CCTV of China. She got LLM from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, LLM and Master of Business Administration from Peking University in China.