Ruming (Catherine) Liu
(650) 260 8148
Ms. Liu has practiced corporate and securities law since 2002. Ms. Liu has extensive experience representing public and private companies and investment banks in corporate and finance matters. In her private company practice, Ms. Liu advises start-up and emerging growth enterprises from formation through acquisition or initial public offering in matters including venture capital financing, equity financing, operational compliance and technology development (including licensing, distribution and other technology transfer matters). She also represents venture capital firms and angel investors in their investments in start-up companies. In her public company practice, Ms. Liu advises on both registered and unregistered securities offerings, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, periodic reporting and tender offers. Ms. Liu was the lead associate in the IPOs of SPT Energy, China Tianrun Cement and Daming International and has represented fortune 500 companies, such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in its 51% increased investment in Yihaodian.
Prior to founding MagStone Law, Ms. Liu worked for Morrison & Foerster LLP in its Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Hong Kong offices and for Jun He Law Office in its Beijing office. Ms. Liu received her L.L.B (with honors) from Peking University Law School, her M.C.L from the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and her LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Liu speaks English and Mandarin.
Ms. Liu is admitted to practice in California, New York, and the United States Tax Court.