About Jingyi

Jingyi Xu is a partner of Cooley’s fund formation practice. Her practice focuses on the formation and representation of private investment funds both in the United States and internationally. In particular, Jingyi specializes in representing fund managers investing in China in connection with the formation of their USD-dominated funds, including venture capital funds, private equity funds and project funds, as well as upper-tier arrangements, carried interest plans and various governance matters.  Jingyi also represents institutional investors (including sovereign wealth funds and funds of funds) and other investors in connection with investments in private funds.

Jingyi was recognized as a "Next Generation Partner" and "Rising Star" for investment funds practice in China by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 and 2021 editions respectively. She is also recognized as one of the "2022 Rising Stars" by China Business Law Journal.

Jingyi is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English


Stanford Law School
LLM, 2012

Peking University
BL, 2008

Rankings & accolades

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Investment Funds in China: Next Generation Partners (2022)

China Business Law Journal: Rising Stars (2022)

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Investment Funds in China: Rising Stars (2021)