Ms. Lin Zhao provides solution-focused, cost-effective, and high-quality legal services to clients. She represents established and emerging companies in the procurement, transaction and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights. Her practice spans a wide technology range including chemical engineering, mechanical device, medical device, computer hardware and software, as well as the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields.

Ms. Zhao’s practice also covers all aspects of corporate transactional law, including business formation, financing, licensing, corporate governance, and mergers & acquisitions. Ms. Zhao prepares and drafts for her clients shareholder and investor agreement, term sheet, voting agreement, stock purchase agreement, management rights letter, investor rights agreement, certificate of incorporation and corporate governance documents.

Moreover, Ms. Zhao is specialized in Nonimmigrant Visas; she works with employers to prepare and submit visa applications for temporary employment in nonimmigrant visa categories including but not limited to H-1B (professionals in specialty occupations), L-1 (intra-company transferees) and O (persons of extraordinary ability).

She assists companies supporting employees for permanent residence (“Green Card”) in all of the Employment-based Green Card categories, including EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability Aliens), EB-1B (Outstanding Professors and Researchers), EB-1C (Multinational Executives or Managers), EB-2 (advanced degree professionals), EB-3 (professional, skilled and unskilled workers), and EB-5 (Immigrant Investor Program). She advises petitioning employers on the legally complex PERM labor certification process, which requires employer to provide documentation of the series of recruitment activities to test the labor market before filing for a labor certification. In addition, Ms. Zhao represents individual U.S. citizens and green card holders in sponsoring their close family members for U.S. Residency.

Ms. Zhao is fluent in Mandarin. She is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA). Ms. Zhao earned a J.D. from the Golden Gate University School of Law.

Ms. Zhao is licensed to practice law in California.

Legal Practice

  • Asset acquisition & joint venture for Tech Transfer
  • IP due diligence for Merger and Acquisition (M&A)
  • Start up and venture financing
  • Due Diligence
  • Technology licensing
  • Pre-litigation counseling
  • Pre-Litigation Investigation
  • Pre-Litigation Counseling
  • Freedom to Operate, Competitive Intelligence
  • Non-immigrant Employment Status:
    • H-1B
    • L-1
    • O-1
  • Employment-Based Immigration:
    • EB-1A
    • EB-1B,
    • EB-2 (NIW, PERM)
    • EB-5

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Lin Zhao, Esq.     

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Lin Zhao

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