Xiaoqian Zhou works with our team of labor and employment lawyers to draft employment-related documents, revise handbooks, and liaise with local counsel in preparation for arbitration tribunals. Xiaoqian also assists with employee strike cases, negotiation of non-compete issues, and workforce issues related to closures and redundancies. She also focuses on cross-border internal investigations and represents multinational companies in internal investigations, including FCPA/anticorruption related investigations, fraud, embezzlement, conflicts of interest, and sexual harassment investigations.
Xiaoqian also helps to conduct internal investigations, and has experience with complex forensic reviews and eDiscovery.
Conducting an investigation into bribery allegations around regulatory approvals by a US-listed life science company’s personnel in China. Conducting fast-paced, precision eDiscovery to uncover evidence surrounding the allegations and enable the client to take evidence-based disciplinary actions against responsible employees.
Conducting an investigation into the allegations around a US-listed medical device company’s China subsidiary’s violation of relevant overtime laws and regulations in China. Advising on the disciplinary actions against responsible employees and the remedial measures with this respect.
Collecting and reviewing evidence for an investigation into sexual harassment and bribery allegations against a senior executive at a US-listed biotechnology company’s subsidiary in China. Advising the disciplinary action on the senior executive.
East China University of Political Science and Law, 2015, LL.M.
East China University of Political Science and Law, 2012, LL.B.
People’s Republic of China (Qualified)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)