- Manufacturing & Transportation
- Commercial Contracting
- Customs & Trade
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.378.2367|
|University ||University of International Business and Economics, B.A., Economics, 2001|
|Law School||University of International Business and Economics, LL.M., International Law, 2004; Washington University School of Law, LL.M., 2005; Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2007|
|Admitted||2002, People's Republic of China; 2007, New York; 2012, District of Columbia; 2012, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York|
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
•District of Columbia Bar Association
•New York State Bar Association
•Washington, D.C., Chinese Legal Association, Vice President and Director of Public Relations, 2012-present; President-elect, 2014
|Languages||Mandarin Chinese, fluent|
Zheng is a recognized expert across a range of U.S. and Chinese legal and business issues. She focuses on corporate and regulatory matters associated with international trade transactions and litigation, as well as licensing issues within the Departments of Commerce and State.
As part of her international work, Zheng advises EB-5 investors on direct, standalone investment programs and regional center projects. She assists start-up and expanding business owners with EB-5 financing projects, works with developers and private equity funds to develop EB-5 projects and counsels clients on EB-5 compliance issues. Zheng also advises clients on various business immigration matters and represents employers in obtaining and maintaining employment authorized U.S. immigration status for their foreign national employees.
Zheng practices extensively before federal agencies and courts regarding corporate issues, commercial transactions, international trade, international transportation and related regulatory matters. She advises clients in implementing Compliance Programs and establishing Standard Operating Procedures as a means to minimize risk. She also counsels clients on customs, export controls, trade sanctions, voluntary disclosures, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and anti-boycott and related trade laws and procedures. Moreover, Zheng represents clients in federal agencies proceedings and related federal appellate litigations, legislative and rulemaking proceedings, trade negotiations and insurance claim negotiations.
Zheng is actively involved in a number of business and legal organizations, including China-U.S. business and trade communities and associations in Washington D.C. Having studied extensively in both countries, she is adept at assisting U.S. clients doing business in China and Chinese clients doing business in the U.S.
In addition to her legal practice, Zheng is a recognized television host at Washington Chinese Media. She interviews top experts, business leaders and policy makers influential to China-U.S. relations. Additionally, she monitors policy changes from both a business and legal perspective. For example, following the 3rd Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee meeting, Zheng interviewed Minister Lu Kang about impacts of the plenary session on foreign companies. Recently, she interviewed the President of the International Fund for China's Environment on China-U.S. cooperation to improve the environment.
With a unique combination of legal savvy and television personality, Zheng offers her international clients diverse experience and a fresh perspective on legal compliance, business issues and dispute resolution.
Host/News Anchor, Washington Chinese Media, 2013-present
10.02.13 Draft of Rules of the China Food and Drug Administration: Legislative Procedures Opened for Public Comment Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation Blog
9.26.13 The U.S. - China Supply Chain 2013: Insight & Oversight
Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation Seminar Chicago, IL
In The News
3.04.14 Washington Chinese Media: Husch Blackwell Associate Zheng Xie Interviews Dr. He Ping, President, International Fund for China's Environment, on China's Environmental Issues and China-U.S. Cooperation to Improve China's Environment News Coverage
12.27.13 Washington Chinese Media: Husch Blackwell Associate Zheng Xie Interviews Lu Kang, Minister of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, on the Impact on Foreign Companies of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee Decisions News Coverage
12.27.13 Washington Chinese Media: Husch Blackwell Associate Zheng Xie Interviews Weimen Lu, President of the U.S.-China Association of Commerce, on the Association's Efforts to Promote China-U.S. Trade News Coverage
11.13.13 Husch Blackwell Hosts Shanghai Delegation
Financial Services News Release
10.08.13 Washington Chinese Media: Husch Blackwell Associate Zheng Xie Interviews Julie Koo, Director of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, Washington, D.C., Mayor's Office, on Washington's Programs for Asian Communities News Coverage
9.20.13 Husch Blackwell Hosts Shanghai Municipal Administration of Industry & Commerce Delegation
7.29.13 Washington Chinese Media: Husch Blackwell Associate Zheng Xie Interviews Lili Qi, Director of Special Projects of Montgomery County, Maryland, on Policies and Programs for Foreign Investments News Coverage
4.04.12 Husch Blackwell Adds Depth to its International Practice Group
Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
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Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone Opens More Industries to Foreign Investment
Zheng Xie, August 18, 2014
On September 27, 2013, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China issued the Blueprint of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (“FTZ”). On September 29, 2013, the FTZ went into effect. This is the first FTZ in China, and, as per the Blueprint, it would relax certain...
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