Areas of Practice
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Korean
  • Vanderbilt University Law School (US), J.D., 2013
  • Yonsei University (South Korea), Master of Business in International Business, 2007
  • Harbin Institute of Technology(China), B.S. in International Trade, 2004
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York
  • Chinese National Bar (Non-practicing)

Meihui (May) Xiao

China Associate
China Central Place, 29th Floor, Tower 2
79 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025
TEL: +86 10 5834 1026
FAX: +86 10 5969 6099

Meihui (May) Xiao is a China associate in Steptoe’s Beijing office, where she is a member of the International Regulatory & Compliance Group.  Ms. Xiao focuses on cross border litigation and arbitration, international regulatory and compliance work and investigations, including Foreign Corrupt Practice Act-related matters and employment law.

Ms. Xiao advises Chinese companies with regard to cross-border litigation and arbitration matters.  She has experience defending Chinese companies in U.S. federal and state courts in commercial and copyright infringement cases.  She also has experience of handling insurance-related litigation in US state courts, including product liability matters. 

Prior to joining Steptoe, Ms. Xiao worked for a US law firm in New York and was in-house counsel for a company in Southern China.  Before attending law school, Ms. Xiao worked as a human resource development manager at SK Group in Seoul, South Korea.