Molly Zhu

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Molly Zhu is a first year associate in Baker McKenzie’s New York office and a member of the North America Transactional Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Molly’s practice touches upon a wide cross-section of legal areas within the broader Transactional Practice. Her work is largely split between the Banking, Major Projects and Restructuring & Insolvency Groups.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisting a biopharmaceutical corporation in managing a multinational reorganization in over 50 countries.

  • Advises with ongoing contractual analysis and answering legal inquiries related to maritime and shipping contracts for an multinational oil corporation.

  • Representing a debtor in its Chapter 7 bankruptcy involving liquidation of a series of health treatment centers both in researching and drafting motions.

  • Representing a debtor in a cross-border Chapter 15 bankruptcy involving a USD 20 million arbitral award.

  • Advised Aurora Acquisition Corp. in negotiating and entering into a reverse triangular merger with Better Holdco, Inc. to transform Better into a publicly-listed company in a USD 6.9 billion deal (USD 7.7 billion post-money equity value).

  • Represented Fresenius Medical Care AG & KGaA in the offering and sale of USD 1.5 billion of investment grade rated senior notes.

  • Advised and provided guidance to an international automobile manufacturer in its planned expansion of electric vehicle charging stations in the US.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • New York~United States (2021)
  • Illinois~United States (2021)

Education

  • New York University (JD) (2020)
  • Emory University (BA) (2017)

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin