MAY 8, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business Names Howard & Howard Attorney Evonne Xu to 2014 Class of 'Twenty in Their 20's'

Royal Oak, Michigan, May 8, 2014: Crain’s Detroit Business names Evonne Xu to the 2014 Class of “Twenty in their 20’s.” This program honors success at a young age, from up-and-comer entrepreneurs to young professionals who make an impact in large organizations. These honorees are selected by Crain's editors and reporters. The celebration for the winners will take place on June 12 inside Midtown Detroit’s new Garden Theater from 5-9 p.m.

Ms. Xu is a member of the Corporate Advisory Services Practice Group and concentrates her practice in the areas of automotive, manufacturing, technology and international law.

She has been successful in uniting and providing legal services to Chinese and U.S. entities involving transactions in intellectual property commercialization, real estate transactions, foreign investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and labor and employment. In addition, Ms. Xu deals with domestic and international general corporate issues and provides legal opinions for tax matters.

Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Ms. Xu's work experience included working as In-House Counsel at a major Internet company in Shanghai, China and as a practicing lawyer in People's Court in Ningbo, China.

Ms. Xu received her LL.M., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 2012 and her LL.B. from Shanghai University School of Law in 2011. She is a board member of the Detroit Chinese Engineers Association. Ms. Xu is licensed to practice in Michigan and New York as well as in the People's Republic of China.

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Las Vegas, Nevada. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.

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