Fangwei Wang represents large international clients on litigation in the U.S., helps Chinese clients pursue assets in the U.S., and resolves commercial and investment disputes efficiently for clients.

Fangwei handles complex cross-border commercial disputes in the U.S. representing both U.S. and Chinese clients. She is based in Pillsbury’s New York office and spent two years working out of Pillsbury’s Beijing office. Fangwei has assisted several well-known international companies, financial institutions, investors and high net worth individuals with a variety of cross-border arbitration, litigation and pre-litigation matters. In addition to being a U.S. litigator, she is also experienced with the Chinese legal system. Fangwei helps Chinese clients efficiently resolve cross-border disputes in the U.S.

Passed the People’s Republic of China (PRC) bar examination in 2016*

*Same as the other international law firms, our China offices and staff are not permitted by the Ministry of Justice of China to practice PRC law.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in an international arbitration regarding a joint venture, obtaining an $87 million award plus 4.25% interest for an international client. This award has been confirmed in the United States and Cayman Islands. The arbitration tribunal also awarded the client a $2.2 million fee award, plus 4.25% interest.
  • Assisted in a successful fraudulent transfer action, that resulted in the claw-back of over $40 million in fraudulent transfers to satisfy the client’s existing judgment against the defendant company and an award of attorney fees against the defendants.
  • Represented a large international company in recognizing and confirming a foreign judgment in California, including successfully defeating defendants’ attempt to dismiss the case.

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  • Represented the bereaved family in a wrongful death case and defeated defendants’ attempt to remove the case to a jurisdiction more favorable to defendants.
  • Assisted in an additional fraudulent transfer action and successfully defeated defendants’ attempts to dismiss the case and to withhold information favorable to our client’s claims.
  • Assisted in defending defendants' motion to dismiss, and worked on successful motion to dismiss defendants' counterclaims in an eight-figure case.
  • Assisted in winning a Mareva injunction on behalf of an international construction company.
  • Worked on the analysis of specific Chinese laws relevant to defeating defendants' motion to dismiss in a high-profile case.


  • LL.M., International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
    with distinction

    LL.B., Dalian Maritime University School of Law, 2017
    summa cum laude


  • New York

    People's Republic of China


  • Clerkship to Judge Haibo Liu in Yantai Intermediate Court (Appellate Court) in China


  • Chinese (Mandarin)