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Stella Zhang is an Associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Shanghai office. Her practice focuses on investigations, corporate compliance and cross-border commercial litigation matters.

Stella has extensive experience in handling sensitive internal investigations on behalf of clients in connection with suspected bribery, fraud, conflicts of interest, sexual harassment and data privacy issues. Stella has helped U.S.-headquartered companies with extensive operation in the APAC region in reviewing and updating of internal policies/procedures and development of tailored anti-corruption and other compliance programs for their China-based businesses.

Stella has also advised China-based clients in sensitive investigation matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities Exchange Committee (SEC), and U.S.-based stock/commodities exchanges. Stella works with clients across diverse industries including pharmaceutical, technology, entertainment, education, financial service, construction, and luxury goods, and gaming.

Stella also has experience in advising corporate and individual clients in handling complex commercial litigations across multiple jurisdictions as well as contentious employment matters in China.

Stella received legal education in both China and the U.S., is admitted to the New York bar and has passed the PRC bar exam (does not hold an active license). Prior to joining the firm, Stella was an associate of another U.S. law firm in Shanghai.

  • Duke University Law School
    (LL.M., 2016)
  • Shanghai Jiaotong University Law School
    (LL.B., 2015)

The State Bar of New York; The Chinese Bar (does not hold an active license)

  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Shanghai)
    • Associate, 2016-2020