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Rui Wu focuses her practice on complex regulatory compliance issues, including anti-corruption issues under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption laws, data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity. She also advises on internal investigations and response to government investigations. She has also counseled clients on cross-border disputes and cross-border judicial assistance matters under the Hague Convention. Ms. Wu represents both multinational and Chinese clients across industries, including technology, e-commerce, communications, and the life sciences.

Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Ms. Wu worked in the Shanghai office of a leading Chinese law firm. Ms. Wu is a native speaker of Mandarin and fluent in English.


  • Advised a multinational medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturer on data compliance and cross-border data transfer issues.
  • Assisted two U.S. and RMB funds in conducting due diligence on a biomedical company.
  • Advise a multinational electronics manufacturer on an internal investigation and reporting issues.
  • Assisted a smart car company in conducting due diligence on its domestic subsidiaries, including data storage and transfer practices, and cybersecurity issues.



  • LL.M., University of California, Los Angeles, 2017
  • LL.B., Wuhan University, 2016


  • New York
  • PRC Qualified (not practicing)


  • Chinese
  • English