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David Q. Zong

David Q. Zong

Special Counsel

Background

David’s practice focuses on China-US cross-border advisory and business immigration. David has represented multinational companies, foreign investors, and extraordinary individuals in their U.S. immigration matters. David also regularly represents foreign e-commerce merchants and international trading firms in their U.S. and cross-border business operations.

Prior to joining the firm, David served in-house for a global banking institution resolving corporate employment and immigration issues. David’s deep knowledge of Chinese governmental policy and legal frameworks has been integral for clients faced with complex cross-border issues. For nearly twenty years, he served as a judge with the Provincial Higher Courts in the People’s Republic of China and as the Vice Director of the court’s law and policy research department. During his tenure, he oversaw the adjudication of a broad range of complex litigation matters involving real estate development, commercial transactions, and labor and employment. David later served as the Chief Legal Officer of a leading real estate investment company in Guangxi, China. His profound understanding of the intricacies of Chinese society and culture has added great value toward providing quality service to our clients in relation to Chinese businesses. David has served as an arbitrator of the Hainan International Arbitration Commission (HIAC), where he has been engaged to resolve a broad range issues relating to commercial transactions.

David holds an LLB from Wuhan University where he graduated magna cum laude, and a Juris Doctorate from the University at Buffalo. David is admitted to practice in the state of New York and New Jersey and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Admissions

  • Bar Admission: New York

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member

Education

  • Wuhan University, LLB, Magna Cum Laude
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.

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