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Xiaomin CHEN

Locations:New York
Title:Global Partner, Managing Partner
Tel:+1 212 608 6500
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Mr. Xiaomin Chen is the Managing Partner of DeHeng Chen, LLC in New York. He has nearly 30 years of practise experience in finance and banking, securities, corporate, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and real estate law. He was selected to New York Metro "Super Lawyers" list in Business/Corporate Law area by Thomson Reuters since 2012 and serves as the Counsel to China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A..
Representative Matters
  • Advised U.S. subsidiaries of multiple Chinese banks on general corporate matters
  • Conducted legal due diligence and provided legal opinions on U.S. subsidiaries of Chinese companies in connection with public offerings in China
  • Represented China National Tobacco Corporation in litigation in 21 U.S. states
  • Represented Beijing E-Town International Investment & Development Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of Nexteer
  • Advised Shanghai Hongxiao Science and Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of a Chinese public company, in a $300 million equity acquisition of miVIP Healthcare Holdings, LLC, a U.S. healthcare management company
  • Acted for China Railway International USA Co., Ltd. in its proposed $49 million investment in XpressWest project
  • Advised Yangquan Coal Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. in a $36 million technology transfer transaction with Gas Technology Institute
  • Represented Tong Ren Tang, the largest producer of traditional Chinese medicine, in a healthcare investment in the U.S.
  • Advised Wailian Overseas Consulting Group in several equity investments in the U.S.
  • Represented a New York investment entity in a private placement of a Delaware based stock exchange.
  • Advises China General Chamber of Commerce – U.S.A., the most influential nonprofit organization representing Chinese enterprises in the U.S., on general corporate matters
  • Advises China Construction America on general corporate matters.
  • Currently serves as legal counsel to several nonprofit organizations.
Education Background
  • Brigham Young University Law School J.D. (1994)
  • Dickinson Law School of Pennsylvania State University LL.M. (1989)
  • International Economic Law, Xiamen University Master (1986)
  • Philosophy, Xiamen University B.A. (1982)
Professional Qualifications
  • Admitted to practice in P.R. China
  • Bar admission in New York State (US)
Recognitions and Affiliations
  • Arbitrator for multiple prominent arbitration commissions including the China Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, and Tianjin Arbitration Commission and Jinan Arbitration Commission; Case arbitrator for ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • New York Metro "Super Lawyer" in Business/Corporate Law area as recognized by Thomson Reuters from 2012 to 2018
  • Recipient of Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award
Selected Publications
  • One of the Editors-in-Chief of "American Law Review"
  • Co-authored "International Finance Law" (1988)
  • "American Banking Law" (2000 & 2013)
  • "International Monetary Law" (1987)
  • "Introduction to Taiwan’s Law concerning Foreign Economic Affairs" (1989)
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