Jean Liu - President
Jean Liu is an associate at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP. She has extensive experience in handling matters involving commercial litigation, privacy law, and professional liability defense. In addition to the foregoing, Jean regularly represents domestic and London-based insurance carriers with respect to financial institution bonds, and commercial crime, employment practices liability, mortgage banker professional liability, directors and officers liability, and commercial general liability policies. Jean attended the University of California, Irvine, where she received degrees in cognitive science and anthropology, and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, where she received her law degree and served on the executive boards of the Annals of Health Law, Loyola Consumer Law Review, and APALSA.
Hsin-Hsin (Ivy) Lee - Vice President
Ivy Lee is an associate at Hlustik, Huizenga, Williams & Vander Woude, Ltd. representing business owners in corporate transactions and operations. Her practice includes conducting M&A related due diligence, negotiating wind farm development contracts, drafting employment agreements, and counseling U.S. businesses on cross-border transactions. In 2013, she founded and operated Efficient Services Inc., a translation company specializing in Chinese-English legal translation for law firms and international corporations. For the past three years, she also regularly volunteers at the Chinatown Pro Bono Clinic. Ms. Lee is a graduate of Chicago Loyola School of Law and the University of Michigan.
George Wu - Treasurer
George Wu is well-versed in all areas of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on biomedical-related subject matters. With a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Mr. Wu counsels clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries regarding patent applications, and trademark and copyright registrations. In addition, he represents clients in Inter Partes reviews at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Section 337 actions before the International Trade Commission, and intellectual property litigations at the federal district courts. With respect to generic drug companies, Mr. Wu has exceptional experience with ANDA litigation. Moreover, he is fluent in Chinese and represents clients that conduct business primarily in Asia, as well as Asian clients looking to do business in the United States.
Summer Du - Secretary
Summer Du is a Senior Compliance Associate at Discover Financial Services. She performs on-site financial audits and process reviews at debt collection firms nationwide. She drafts and implements policies, procedures and audit criteria to ensure consumers’ rights in the debt collection process. Ms. Du is a member of National Creditors Bar Association, Asian Professionals at Discover, and National American Pacific American Bar Association. She has also been a regular volunteer at Chinatown Pro Bono Clinic, consulting clients in domestic relation matters. Ms. Du is a former clerk of Judge Mark J. Lopez in Cook County, and past APALSA president of DePaul University College of Law. Before law school, Ms. Du was a sports event organizer in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and Coppa Italia 2011.