Mr. Wilson Chu is a Partner with K&L Gates. His practice focuses on M&A, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions, as well as, related corporate governance, for clients ranging from Fortune 500 serial acquirers to private equity funds to high-growth, high-profile technology companies in the United States and abroad. While he has deal experience in a wide range of industries, Mr. Chu’s practice is heavily-weighted in the technology sector (including, social media, software, cloud, and data storage). Other industries in which Mr. Chu has experience include, automotive, cable TV, energy and natural resources, entertainment, financial services, fitness, healthcare, insurance, and real estate. He also has significant experience in cross-border (in-bound and outbound) with the Asia-Pacific region.
As the creator of the American Bar Association’s influential M&A Deal Points Studies, Mr. Chu is widely recognized for his thought leadership that continues to shape M&A practice in the United States and abroad. He is founding co-chair of the University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute and the founding conference chair of the International Finance Law Review/Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong.
Mr. Chu received his B.B.A and J.D from Southern Methodist University, where he is also now an Adjunct Professor of Law.