Ning is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and also a registered foreign lawyer at Luk & Partners in association with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
Ning Zhang advises clients on transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and capital markets, including in the United States and Hong Kong. Ning has experience handling a wide range of complex cross-border transactions involving both private and public companies. In addition, he represents international financial institutions, private equity funds, and multinational corporations in investments, acquisitions, and divestments throughout the Greater China region. Ning is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and is admitted to practice in New York.
Ning also focuses on emerging business matters, counseling Chinese companies through all stages of their life cycle. He advises clients on restructuring, debt and equity financings, outbound investments and acquisitions, and public offerings in Hong Kong and the United States, as well as trade sales and going-private transactions.
Ning works with diverse clients across a wide range of industries, including internet and mobile, technology, media and entertainment, healthcare, retail, education, financial services, real estate, mining, and manufacturing. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.
Peking University Law School, China, 2005, LL.M., International Economic Law
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2004, LL.M., International and Comparative Law
Peking University, China, 2001, LL.B., magna cum laude
Peking University, China, 2001, B.A., Economics
Awards and Affiliations
The A-List, China Business Law Journal (2019)
Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2019, 2020)
Ranked, Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms), China, Chambers Global (2017, 2018, 2020)
Ranked, Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (International Firms), China, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2020)
Ranked, Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms), China, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2018, 2019)
Recommended, Capital Markets: Equity, Hong Kong; Corporate (including M&A), Hong Kong; Private Equity, Hong Kong, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2019)
Recommended, Corporate and M&A: Foreign Firms; Private Equity/Venture Capital: Foreign Firms; China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018, 2019)
Recommended, Corporate (including M&A), Hong Kong, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018)