Yaping Zhang joined Ropes & Gray’s government enforcement practice group in 2018. Her practice primarily focuses on internal investigations and FCPA-related compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Yaping was an intellectual property litigation associate in the Chicago office of a leading international law firm. Yaping also maintains a significant pro bono practice. She has experience advising clients and litigating cases in the fields of child welfare, domestic violence, and federal prisoners’ rights.
- Represent a leading medical device manufacturer in an SEC investigation into potential misconduct in Southeast Asia.
- Regularly advise private equity firms and their portfolio companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and international risk issues in cross-border transactions.
- Co-author, “China's Blocking Statute Creates New Challenges For Cos.,” Law360 (February 2019)
- Co-author, “Global Healthcare Compliance: Developments and Trends in Korea’s Anti-Corruption Regulatory Regime,” The Anti-Corruption Report (June 13, 2018)
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2016; Note Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology online digest; Study Abroad Program, Seoul National University Law School
- MPhil (Political Thought and Intellectual History), Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, 2011
- BSc (Microelectronics), Yuanpei College, Peking University, 2010
Admissions / Qualifications
- Illinois, 2016
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois