Gwen Z. Gou is an Associate Attorney at the firm in the Business Transactions and Taxation Department. Gwen counsels businesses and individuals on efficient transactions, bringing quantitative proficiency and nuanced cultural understandings to her practice. Gwen is fluent in Mandarin.
Gwen has worked with her clients on business formation and structuring, corporate tax solutions, cross-border commercial and IP disputes, commercial leasing, export-import development and real estate investment.
Her clients include publicly-listed Chinese manufacturers seeking investment and partnership opportunities in New York, fast-growing local service businesses seeking expansion of physical space as well as more robust legal and tax structures, and high-tech start-ups seeking guidance on formation, financing and network support.
Gwen possesses a profound understanding of the challenges faced by businesses involved in international transactions. She is able to facilitate successful execution across cultural differences.
Gwen is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where she was a member of the Cornell Law School External/International Moot Court Competition Team and a Teaching Assistant in Cornell University Baker Program in Real Estate. Gwen was also an International Business Lecturer at Le Moyne College. Gwen graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with majors in economics and mathematics.