Sally Yuanyuan Qin

Partner

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

As a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, Sally Qin is experienced in areas of antitrust investigations and litigation. She regularly counsels multinational corporations in pre-acquisition due diligence and HSR merger clearance and advises clients on international litigation matters including private multidistrict litigation, white collar defense, complex commercial litigation and compliance issues..

Born and raised in China, Sally gained experience there while working for The National People's Congress of China, CCTV, China Daily and SMG, which gives her particular familiarity with the details of business and political life in China.

Select Experience

  • Spearheaded an investigative team to determine the facts regarding cartel allegations in the Roll-on Roll-off Shipping Industry in more than ten countries.
  • Lead the legal team for pre-acquisition due diligence work in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Represented clients in a Second Request by the DOJ in connection with a merger in the container shipping industry.
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Experience

  • Spearheaded an investigative team to determine the facts regarding cartel allegations in the Roll-on Roll-off Shipping Industry in more than ten countries.
  • Lead the legal team for pre-acquisition due diligence work in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Represented clients in a Second Request by the DOJ in connection with a merger in the container shipping industry.
  • Designed, coordinated, and organized electronic and physical discovery to ensure relevant information had been obtained.
  • Designed and implemented international governmental and internal investigations in various industries.
  • Prepared and implemented presentations to the United States Department of Justice in criminal and civil investigations.
  • Prepared witnesses to testify, and subsequently defended them in providing their testimony.
  • Litigated several MDL antitrust class actions following governmental investigations 
  • in logistics industry, capacitors industry and auto parts industry.
  • Negotiated settlement terms in class actions.
  • Represented clients in construction materials industry in international cartel investigation and cartel investigations brought by State Attorney Generals.
  • Prepared and implemented compliance training programs for clients 
  • in electronic goods, freight forwarding and air cargo industry.
  • Represented a client in telecommunication industry in government contract bidding projects in New York City.
  • Assisted a multinational corporate client in obtaining a business permit from OFAC.
  • Assisted U.S. officials in preparation for trade missions to Asia, and advised them on the exporting of agricultural products.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2021)
    • “Ones to Watch” District of Columbia: Antitrust Law
  • The Legal 500 United States (2018 to 2019)
    • Recommended in Antitrust - Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 2011, cum laude, Dean's List
  • B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University (Beijing, P.R.C.), 2006, summa cum laude

Languages

  • Mandarin