Elaine Lo is a senior partner of Mayer Brown JSM and chairman of the Asia board. She focuses on foreign direct investment into China, cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), structuring joint ventures, technology transfers and corporate restructuring.
Lo is involved in many industry sectors in China — particularly energy, water, utilities, telecommunications, banking, insurance, wholesaling, retailing, advertising, logistics and distribution.
She has extensive experience in acting for government authorities, project sponsors, lenders and equity participants in project finance deals. She advises banks and financial institutions on M&A, asset and project finance.
She is a China Appointed Attesting Officer (appointed by the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China) and speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Lo has been named as a Recommended Lawyer in Corporate/M&A by PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook since 2002 and was recommended by various publications as a leading individual in PRC Law. She has also been named as Managing Partner of the Year by Asian Legal Business Awards in 2008 and 2009.