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Attorney Xiaohui Sharon Yu


Xiaohui Sharon Yu, Esq.

Ms. Xiaohui Sharon Yu is the Founding Partner and Attorney at Law at Law Offices of Yu & Associates. Ms. Yu is an international lawyer with a practice focusing on business transactions, corporate governance for private companies and nonprofit organizations, mergers and acquisitions, employment-based and business-related immigration, various work visas, estate planning, wills and trusts, personal injury, securities offerings, exports and imports, and intellectual property registration and transfer matters.

Ms. Yu graduated from New York University School of Law, a leading U.S. law school, and East China University of Politics and Law, one of the most prestigious law schools in China. Ms. Yu worked at the Peoples Bank of China before coming to the U.S., and she practiced law at top international law firms including White & Case, B&H, and Herbert Smith in the U.S. and U.K. Ms. Yu has rich experience in handling all kinds of immigrant and non-immigrant visa cases, helping numerous US companies and multinational corporations maintain legal working status for their employees, outstanding professionals, and multinational corporate executives in the U.S. Ms. Yu has also represented many U.S. and Chinese companies in their investment in various industries in China and the U.S. and has provided a broad range of legal services, including structuring business deals, conducting due diligence, drafting and reviewing contracts for equity interest transfer, cross-border acquisitions, and commercial leases, as well as IP transfer matters. Ms. Yu is also specialized in the field of estate planning, wills and probate, establishing revocable and irrevocable trusts, and handling personal injury cases.

Ms. Xiaohui Sharon Yu was a recipient of the first annual Washington, DC metro area "Most Distinguished Chinese Award" given for 2015-2016, in the category of politics and law. Her working languages are Chinese and English. She is a member of the American Bar Association, and serves on the Asian American Advisory Group of Montgomery County, Maryland. Ms. Yu is the Vice President of US China Innovation Alliance and the Vice President of the Chinese American United Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Yu has published several legal articles and book chapters including the "International Law Dictionary" and Ms. Yu is frequently interviewed by US television stations, Hong Kong Phoenix TV, Global Times, US China Press, and A & C Business News on immigration and business topics and was invited to speak at international conferences on legal issues involved in cross-border investments in China and the U.S.

M. Scott Alprin, Esq.

Of counsel and Attorney at Law. M. Scott Alprin graduated from the Washington College of Law (WCL) and the School of International Service (SIS) at American University in Washington, D.C. His practice focuses on prosecuting trademark applications and maintaining registrations at the U.S. Patent and Trademark; handling representation of both applicants and opposers in opposition proceedings, preparing trademark search reports regarding availability of trademarks for use and registration in the U.S.; preparing assignments and other transfers of trademark and patent rights; and preparing licensing agreements. Mr. Alprin also served as a lecturer and coordinator for the Japanese Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) meeting sponsored by Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian. His working languages are English and Japanese.

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