Wei Qun E focuses her practice on corporate and litigation management for technology and life science companies based in the United States and in China. She provides counsel on general corporate issues, venture capital financings, and dispute resolution. Her clients include both startup and large companies. She has substantial experience in managing complex transactions and litigations for Chinese companies.
Wei has been representing Chinese companies for corporate and litigation matters in the United States since 1994 both in private practice and as an in-house legal counsel before joining Fenwick & West. She has gained valuable insights into working with Chinese companies, and understands the cultural differences between China and the United States.
Prior to joining Fenwick, Wei served as General Manager of International Legal Department of BYD Company Limited. Her role included overseeing all aspects of BYD’s international legal affairs. She had her own law firm for more than 15 years before joining BYD.
Wei was born in China and was admitted for the first college class (Class of 77) in China after the Chinese Cultural Revolution. She studied law at UC Hastings after coming to the United States where she received her JD.