CHICAGO – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Feng Xue has joined the firm as chair of its China Practice and a partner in the Corporate Practice.  Prior to joining Katten, Mr. Xue was a partner in the Chicago office of DLA Piper LLP.  Before that, he worked for many years with several major international law firms in Shanghai, Beijing and Chicago.


Mr. Xue possesses a wealth of experience in China foreign direct investment, private equity and mergers and acquisitions, and spends significant time working in China and throughout Asia.  He focuses his practice on complex foreign direct investment projects, private equity and venture capital investments, cross-border M&A transactions, and securities offerings between the United States and China.  Increasingly, Mr. Xue’s practice consists of representing large Chinese companies in their acquisition and expansion efforts overseas.  Over the last 10 years, Mr. Xue has handed hundreds of China-related transactions and is widely regarded as an authority on issues related to doing business in and with China.


Mr. Xue sits on the boards of several Chinese companies and serves as general counsel to dozens of private equity funds and technology companies doing business in China.  He speaks and writes extensively on issues related to foreign investors’ investments in China, and Chinese companies’ expansions and private/public financings in the United States.  He is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese


Prior to attending law school and going into private practice in the United States, Mr. Xue worked as a senior legislative officer for the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Chinese National People’s Congress, where he was involved in drafting numerous Chinese national legislations.


Mr. Xue earned his B.A. from Beijing University and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law.  He also holds a LL.M. from Duke University School of Law.


Katten’s China Practice represents both U.S. and European companies and investors doing business in China, as well as Chinese companies in their business activities in the United States.  It offers more than the usual transactional legal services: not only serving as legal counsel, but also guiding and advising clients in locating and assessing potential Chinese partners and transactions.  Katten takes a proactive, multidisciplinary approach to get deals done in compliance with Chinese regulatory requirements.  Clients benefit from the attorneys’ knowledge of Chinese local law and practices, their language and communication skills, and their relationships with central, regional and local governments and businesses in China.


Katten’s team consists of Western-trained Chinese and American lawyers who have handled a wide variety of transactions in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.  The insights of our bilingual and bicultural attorneys help Western investors overcome cultural differences to succeed in China.