Yan (Natalie) is of counsel in the firm’s Richmond office where she is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Public Finance Group and China Team. Her practice focuses primarily on assisting China-based companies with their initial public offerings, SEC compliance issues and other corporate matters. She is fluent in Mandarin and English.
*Admitted only in District of Columbia and Maryland

Representative Matters

  • Assisted corporate enterprises and financial institutions in connection with corporate financings through equity and debt securities offerings including U.S. and non-U.S. initial public offerings and pre-IPO private equity investments
  • Advised clients with respect to various federal securities law and regulatory compliance matters, such as periodic reporting, disclosures issues, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley, internal reviews and government investigations
  • Advises clients in connection with a variety of corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and foreign investments
  • Advised clients in connection with contracts and commercial transactions, business structuring, corporate reporting and compliance, risk management and general corporate matters
  • Advised clients with respect to a variety of business tax issues in corporate financings, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and debt workouts


  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • Maryland, 2001


  • Jilin University; LL.B, 1989
  • University of Florida College of Law; J.D., 2000, LL.M, 1998
  • New York University; LL.M, 2008