Experienced international insolvency attorney Minglei Wu joins the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins


CHICAGO - Minglei Wu has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC as an associate in the firm’s Chicago office, adding her extensive international insolvency experience to the firm’s Business Restructuring Department.

Wu combines 14 years as a Chinese transaction lawyer with extensive experience in international business transactions. She works with companies across the globe in a variety of industries, as a creative problem solver guiding clients through complex bankruptcy issues. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Wu was the Founder and Director of MingleiLegal LLC, a legal consulting company serving U.S. and European law firms. Before founding her own company, Wu served in director’s positions for Chinese law firms and as in-house legal counsel for a large global branding agency.

“Minglei is an outstanding addition to McDonald Hopkins,” said David Agay, Co-Chair of McDonald Hopkins’ Business Restructuring Department and Managing Member of the firm’s Chicago office. “Her extensive experience and passion for international bankruptcy law will be highly valued by our clients and attorneys.”

Wu earned her JD from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She earned a BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University and a double BA in International Economic Law from Fudan University. Wu is a Chinese Bar qualified attorney and her admission to the Illinois Bar is pending.

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