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Ning Chiu

Ms. Chiu is counsel in Davis Polk’s Capital Markets Group, with an emphasis on corporate governance and SEC regulations for public companies. She regularly advises major companies on board-related issues, including director independence, board and committee structure, securities law compliance, board leadership structures, proxy disclosure, shareholder proposals, shareholder relationships and the impact of proxy advisory services. Her practice also focuses on new developments and changing best practices in governance matters.  

Ms. Chiu contributes regularly with insights on emerging topics for Davis Polk’s Governance Briefings, and has also written articles and commentary in other publications. She is a frequent speaker on governance issues, including at events sponsored by the ABA, Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals and the NASPP. She has also represented both issuers and underwriters on a number of significant securities transactions, including one of the largest IPOs in U.S. history and advising newly public companies. 


Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1990
    • with honors
  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1990
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1995
    • Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics

Professional History

  • Counsel, Davis Polk, 2007-present
  • Corporate and Securities Counsel, General Electric Company, 2005-2007
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 1998-2005
  • J.P. Morgan Securities, 1996-1998
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 1995-1996


  • 450 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
    P: +1 212 450 4908
    F: +1 212 701 5908


  • Mandarin