Wenqing Zhao

Wenqing (Wen) Zhao

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Wenqing (Wen) Zhao
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Wenqing (Wen) Zhao is an associate in the Tech business unit at Goodwin. She represents private companies in primarily the technology industries, with a focus on emerging company formation, financing rounds, and M&A. She also advises companies on general corporate matters and corporate transactions. Wen also had deal experience representing venture capital funds and private equity funds in investment into tech companies. 

She joined Goodwin in 2022.

Areas of Practice

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2022, Wen was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York where she focused on funds formation and debt financing.

During Law School, Wen served as an Article Editor for Yale Journal of Law & Technology. She co-chaired the Membership Committee of Yale Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and chaired the Programming Committee of Yale Law & Business Society. Wen also served as a research fellow for Paul Tsai China Center and wrote Lawfare’s bi-weekly news and policies blog Sinotech, featuring technology, cyber-security, and how the development in these areas impacts China-U.S. relationship, law and foreign policy. Wen was selected as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholar and was awarded the Neale M. Albert Fund Prize from Yale Law School.




Yale Law School

BSPhysics, Philosophy

The College of William and Mary



  • New York
  • Massachusetts


Wen is the author of “AI Art, Machine Authorship, and Copyright Laws,” published in Vol 12, Iss.1 of American University Intellectual Property Brief, and “Cyber Disinformation Operations (CDOs) and a New Paradigm of Non-Intervention,” published in Vol 27, Iss.1 of UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy.