NAME: Jing (Anthony) Zhao

LAW FIRM: Zhong Lun Law Firm


PRACTICE AREAS: Capital markets

Jing (Anthony) Zhao is our February lawyer of the month for his leading role in advising Structure Therapeutics, a clinical-stage global pharmaceutical company, on its $161 million IPO with a final transaction value of $184 million. This marks the largest US biotech IPO this year, comparable with only 17 other IPOs in the US and Europe in 2022.

As partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm, Zhao is a distinguished lawyer whose practice focuses on capital markets, private equity and corporate and M&A, with expertise in handling cross-border transactional matters. His practice covers a broad range of industry sectors from pharmaceuticals and life Sciences to technology and telecommunications. Zhao has an impressive track record in the capital markets space, including advising on the overseas listings of Tencent, Meituan, NetEase and more.

Prior to joining Zhong Lun Law Firm, Zhao worked at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in New York and Hong Kong.