Dana Wu's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, joint ventures, foreign direct investment, outbound investments, and real estate projects involving China. Dana frequently represents Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions on mergers, acquisitions, investments, financings, reorganizations, and divestures and counsels multinationals on their operations in China. She also assists Chinese state-owned entities and private companies in outbound investments and projects in the United States and Europe. In addition, Dana has abundant experience in filings and investigations and training in FCPA and PRC antibribery law and antimonopoly law issues.
Dana works with clients in various industries including iron and steel, energy, oil and gas, machinery, aviation, biomedical, automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, shipping, consultancy, and financial services. Recent projects include assisting Hyster-Yale on its acquisition of a 75 percent interest in Zhejiang Maximal Forklift, assisting Cardinal Health in the acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's Cordis business at $1.9 billion, representing Parker Hannifin in its joint venture with AVIC and supply of components to China's C919 Aircraft, and advising Goodrich Corporation on its $18.4 billion merger with United Technologies.
Before joining Jones Day, Dana worked in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York as a judicial intern for Magistrate Judge Theodore H. Katz. Prior to that, she worked in a leading PRC law firm focusing on capital markets and M&A practice. Dana was admitted to New York Bar in 2005 and is a member of New York Bar Association.
- University of Pennsylvania (LL.M. 2005); Peking University (LL.B. with honors 2004)
- New York
- Judicial intern to Magistrate Judge Theodore H. Katz, United States District Court, Southern District of New York (September 2005 to February 2006)
- Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and English