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Daniel Ziyi He

Associate
he.daniel@dorsey.com

Overview

Daniel’s practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and private equity and venture capital investment.

Daniel is a member of Dorsey’s New York Corporate Group and U.S.-China Practice Group. Daniel has experience representing U.S., Asian, European and Australian public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, in cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions in the industries of healthcare and life sciences, fashion, logistics and transportation, education, and furniture.

Daniel also has experience representing U.S. and Chinese companies in global business expansions and strategic investments in emerging companies.

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Education & Admissions

University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 2017),

  • cum laude
  • The William P. Cunningham Award
  • Maryland Carey Law Business Fellowship
  • 2017 National Transactional LawMeet (M&A), National Second Place and Regional Best Draft
  • 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, Regional Top 10 Memorial and Top 29 Oralist
  • 2016 Student Organization of the Year: International Law Society

University of Maryland School of Law (LL.M., Business Law, 2011)

University of Missouri School of Law (LL.M., Dispute Resolution, 2011), Full Scholarship

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (LL.B., 2009),

  • Student Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Leader of Law School Award

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (B.A., English, 2009)

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • English and Chinese

Experience

Representative Transactions

  • Represented Hong Kong private equity fund Yinggang Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in JWU LLC, a New York fashion company founded by the well-known Chinese designer Jason Wu
  • Represented Healthcare Co., Ltd., a SSE listed Chinese furniture company, in connection with its $46 million acquisition of MOR Furniture For Less, Inc., a U.S. furniture company
  • Represented IRESS Limited, an ASX listed Australian technology company, in connection with its €38.9 million acquisition of QuantHouse, a global market data provider company
  • Represented Weifu High-Technology Group Co., Ltd., a SZSE listed Chinese technology company, in connection with its $30 million investment in the Series E financing of Protean Holdings Corp., a U.S. automotive company

News & Resources

Articles

德汇美国破产法问答(系列之二)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Two
德汇美国破产法问答 (系列之一)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series One
Attorney General Has Absolute Veto Power over Voluntary Settlements in FCA Qui Tam Actions, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Removability Statute: 5-Year Clock Resets Every Time a Non-Immigrant Leaves the United States, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Involuntary Manslaughter under Virginia Law Is Not a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Americans Abroad: No Transfer of Citizenship? No Property Abroad? You Are Still a "Traveler in Foreign Commerce" under U.S. Jurisdiction, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Whistleblower Friendly: Fourth Circuit Introduces "Objectively Reasonable Belief" Standard, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Roper v. Simmons Does Not Retroactively Invalidate a Guilty Plea, ABA Media Alerts on Federal Courts of Appeals (Fourth Circuit)
Recent Developments in Whistleblower Litigation, Association of Corporate Counsel

News & Press Mentions

Business Law Bulletin: Students Take Second Place Honors at National Transactional LawMeet
Headline of University of Maryland School of Law: Maryland Carey Law Celebrates Victories in Advocacy Competitions
Headline of University of Maryland School of Law: International Law Society Explores Modern Trends
Wall Street Journal: Move over Moot Court. Bidding Deal Lawyers Get Their Own Competition (featuring in the cover photo)

Industries & Practices

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Capital Markets
  • China
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member of Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • Member of New York City Bar Association
  • Judge to 2018 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition