Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2007
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Ph.D. 2004
Fudan University, B.A. 1998
U.S. District Court
- Eastern District of Michigan
Zhiguo Du focuses his practice on international business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, corporate governance, tax planning, and our China practice. Zhiguo has extensive experience in representing Chinese enterprises doing business in the U.S. and advising U.S. companies with operations in China.
Prior to joining the firm, Zhiguo was an associate attorney at a major Michigan law firm. He interned at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office. Previously he was a teaching assistant at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Represents Chinese enterprises in international mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions
Represents Chinese enterprises in establishing subsidiaries and research and development centers in the U.S.
Advises clients on general corporate matters, including drafting and negotiating business contracts
Assists U.S. companies in foreign direct investment and joint venture transactions in China
Represents Chinese enterprises involved in business disputes with American corporations, including formal litigation proceedings, arbitration and mediation
Represented client in a major white collar criminal defense case
Forms and qualifies entities as tax exempt under federal tax law for charitable purposes
Wayne State University Law School, Barrister's Scholarship
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Coordinator Award
Fudan University, Tung OOCL Scholarship
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Civic, Cultural & Social Activities
Detroit Chinese Business Association