Helen Jiang
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Helen Jiang

Associate
jiang.helen@dorsey.com

Overview

HELEN PROVIDES REPRESENTATION AND ADVICE TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND COMPANIES IN CROSS-BORDER LITIGATION AND REGULATORY MATTERS.

Helen’s practice consists of general commercial litigation, cross-border litigation and international arbitration across a wide array of subject matters. In particular, Helen has represented international banks in cross-border litigation, advised financial institutions on regulatory matters, and advised Fintech companies on issues regarding payments systems.

Helen is a member of the firm’s award-winning U.S.-China Practice Group, which includes a global team of bilingual U.S.- trained and U.S.- qualified attorneys. The firm’s U.S.-China Practice Group has been recognized for its unique expertise in representing Chinese clients in complex U.S. litigations, including winning a China Business Law Award in the category of “Banking & Finance” and being a finalist for the AsiaLaw Dispute Resolution Award for “Best in Banking and Finance.”

Prior to joining Dorsey, Helen worked in the international arbitration group of a Legal 500 law firm based in London. She has also worked in the World Bank International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, and as a scholar in Hong Kong International Arbitration Center.

Education & Admissions

Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2018), Harvard – FY Chang Scholarship

Peking University School of Transnational Law (Juris Master, Chinese Law; J.D., U.S. Law, 2017), Dean’s Citations

Beijing Foreign Studies University (B.A., International Relations and English Literature, 2013), National Scholarship

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Languages

  • English, Mandarin, German

Experience

Representative Experience

  • Representing a foreign bank in a New York federal court lawsuit involving claims under the Antiterrorism Act
  • Representing a federal branch of a foreign bank in an interpleader action
  • Handling a wide array of matters for a federal branch of a foreign bank such as responding to subpoenas, compliance with OCC regulations, privacy laws, sanction programs, among others
  • Representing a U.S. corporation to effect service under the Hague Service Convention in China
  • Counseling  on regulatory issues and developing compliance program with respect to electronic funds transfer for a fintech company offering early wage access

News & Resources

Industries & Practices

  • Anti-Corruption Group
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • China
  • Foreign Banks and Financial Institutions
  • International Arbitration & Litigation
  • International Trade
  • Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement
  • Technology
Helen Jiang