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Lulu Y. Chiu

Lulu Y. Chiu

Associate| Los Angeles


Lulu Chiu’s practice is concentrated in business and finance where she advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private placements and venture capital financings, securities offerings, and securities law compliance. In addition, she has experience in entity formation and corporate governance, as well as a variety of general corporate matters.

Lulu’s practice also encompasses franchising, including advising both domestic and international clients on the establishment of new franchise systems and regulatory compliance.

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Franchising
  • Represented a large international restaurant franchisor in connection with franchise agreement matters with certain of its foreign franchisees
  • Represented a foreign staffing concept in the establishment of a franchise system in the U.S., including drafting its franchise disclosure document
  • Represented a franchisee of 80+ restaurant concept units in the sale of an approximately 45% preferred equity stake to affiliates of three private equity funds
  • Represented a fitness program concept in its franchise renewal registration filings, including updating its franchise disclosure document and re-drafting its franchise agreement to comply with and conform to current state of franchise law and compliance requirements
  • Represented a children’s learning center in the establishment of a franchise system, including drafting its franchise disclosure document and franchise agreement
  • Defended large franchisor of a restaurant concept in appellate litigation involving vicarious liability matters
  • UCLA School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    • Production Editor, UCLA Law Review (2010-2012)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Political Science, with honors, Minors in English and Public Policy, 2007)
    • Study Abroad, Queen Mary, University of London (2005-2006)
    • Dean’s List
    • University of California Women’s Chorale
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • UCLA Mobile Clinic, Volunteer (2010-2011)
  • Horton’s Kids, Volunteer Tutor (2008)
  • U.S. Department of Justice Partners in Education, Volunteer Tutor (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Judicial Extern for Honorable Audrey B. Collins (2010)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Paralegal Specialist (2007-2009)
  • University of California Board of Regents, Office of Student Regent-Designate, Research/ Administrative Assistant (2007)
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Death Penalty Clinic, Office Assistant (2006-2007)
  • The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International Business & Legal Affairs, Summer Associate (2006)