Rimon

Leo (Yuxuan) Liu

Corporate Attorney

China, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions
Menlo Park
(510) 929 1995

EDUCATION

Santa Clara University School of Law

J.D., Corporate Specialization, with honors

People's Public Security University of China

LL.B.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Percolata Corporation (Legal Counsel)
  • Alstem, Inc. (Commercial Operations Manager)

    ADMISSIONS

  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Leo (Yuxuan) Liu is a corporate attorney in Rimon’s Menlo Park office.  Mr. Liu focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and China.  Mr. Liu is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). Mr. Liu counsels companies on issues related to structuring, technology licensing, and corporate governance. He also represents venture capital firms, angel investors, and private equity groups in their investments.

Mr. Liu serves as an Executive Member of the Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area (CALOBA), an organization dedicated to facilitating mutual understanding and dialog of U.S. and Chinese laws between the legal professionals of both countries.

Selected Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions, Reorganization, and Re-domestication

  • Representation of Luxx Lighting, Inc. in connection its $215 million sale to Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC.
  • Representation of an enterprise software company in connection with its $50 million sale to a US public company via a reverse triangular merger.
  • Representation of Circle Media Labs Inc. in connection with its $10 million sale to Aura via a reverse triangular merger.
  • Representation of a construction management company in connection with the acquisition of multiple companies.
  • Representation of Eenotech Group, Inc. in connection with the spin-off of one of its divisions.
  • Representation of a California corporation in connection with its short-form merger with its Delaware parent.
  • Representation of a venture-backed Delaware biotechnology company in connection with its re-domestication into the Cayman Islands.

Venture Financing

  • Representation of EnerVenue Holdings, Ltd. in connection with the $125 million sale of shares of its Series A preferred stock to Schlumberger Technology Corporation and other investors.
  • Representation of Beaver Creek Intermediate Fund, Ltd in connection with the $30 million purchase of shares of Series I preferred stock of Ancora Heart, Inc.
  • Representation of BrightPlan Group, Inc. in connection with the $10 million sale of shares of its Series A preferred stock.
  • Representation of LifeLabs Design, Inc. in connection with the $7,000,000 sale of shares of its Series Seed-2 preferred stock to Khosla Ventures.
  • Representation of Eenotech Group, Inc in connection with its $2,000,000 Convertible Promissory Note sale to WHE Investment Company Limited.
  • Representation of Persimmon.Life, Inc in connection with the $1,000,000 sale of shares of its Series Seed preferred stock to Draper Associates VI, L.P.
  • Representation of Fitbux, Inc. in connection with the $500,000 sale of shares of its Series Seed preferred stock.
  • Representation of Sorenson Ventures in connection with the $2,000,000 purchase of shares of Series Seed preferred stock of NetRise Inc.
  • Representation of Savitr Capital in connection with the $4,750,000 purchase of shares of Series B preferred stock of Fidelis Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
  • Representation of Sorenson Ventures in connection with the $2,000,000 purchase of shares of Series Seed preferred stock of Evo Security Technologies, Inc.
  • Representation of Z5 Fund in connection with the $2,000,000 purchase of a Convertible Promissory Note from Quest AI, Inc.
  • Representation of Fort Ross Ventures Seed Fund I, L.P. in connection with the $1,000,000 purchase of a Convertible Promissory Note from Fura, Inc.

China and Other Experience

  • Representation of a clean technology company in connection with a strategic collaboration and license of technology to a Chinese partner.
  • Representation of a US SaaS company in connection with its joint venture in Hong Kong.
  • Assisting a Chinese public biotechnology company BGI Genomics with its patent litigation in the U.S.
  • Representation of a chain restaurant company in connection with its trademark applications and commercial lease drafting and negotiating with a public listed shopping mall company.
  • Representation of an ultra-high net worth family office client on limited partnership interest and membership interest assignment in connection with its estate planning matters.
  • Representation of Prodigy Equity Partners, LP in connection with its investment fund formation.
  • Representation of Stanford start-up incubator in connection with its legal matters.

EDUCATION

Santa Clara University School of Law

J.D., Corporate Specialization, with honors

People's Public Security University of China

LL.B.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Percolata Corporation (Legal Counsel)
  • Alstem, Inc. (Commercial Operations Manager)

    ADMISSIONS

  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin