Winnie Zhai

Winnie Zhai

Legal Consultant


Winnie provides clients with legal services in cross-border commercial litigation, trade compliance, and other regulatory matters.

With PRC legal qualification, Winnie is a legal consultant in Dorsey’s Beijing office, focusing on PRC-related cross-border commercial litigations. Her practice areas also include economic sanctions, export control, and other regulatory compliance. Winnie has bountiful experience in advising Chinese and international clients, including prominent state-owned enterprises and private companies, in the field of agriculture, banking, finance, life science, and TMT. Fluent in both Mandarin and English, Winnie can advise China-based companies and international companies.

Education & Admissions

Beijing Normal University (LL.M., 2023), Outstanding graduate

Shanghai International Studies University (LL.B., 2020)


  • China (currently inactive)


  • English, Chinese


  • Assisted a leading state-owned enterprise in multi-jurisdiction disputes involving US and Brazilian proceedings.
  • Assisted one of the largest state-owned financial institutions of China in a pre-trial proceeding.
  • Assisted a Chinese financial institution in enforcement of foreign judgment proceeding.
  • Assisted a leading Chinese high-tech company in a patent infringement litigation proceeding.
  • Assisted a renowned Chinese scientist in criminal proceeding.
  • Assisted a leading Chinese pharmaceutical company in its international arbitration and regulatory compliance matter.
Winnie Zhai