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Ning Chiu
Counsel

Ms. Chiu is counsel in Davis Polk’s Capital Markets Group with an emphasis on advising public companies and their boards of directors on corporate governance, securities law and regulatory requirements. Her representative matters include advising boards and companies on board and disclosure issues, including director independence, board and committee structure, securities law compliance, board leadership structures, board composition, proxy disclosure, listing standards, shareholder proposals, shareholder engagement and relationships, annual meetings, committee charters, listing standards and the impact of proxy advisory firms. Her practice 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 written numerous articles and commentary in other publications. She is a frequent speaker on governance issues and active in the corporate governance community, including at events sponsored by the ABA, Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, TheCorporateCounsel.net’s Women’s 100, the NACD and the NASPP. Her recent speaking topics include shareholder engagement practices, shareholder proposal developments, director nomination and composition trends, proxy access, annual meeting developments, executive compensation, institutional investor policies and governance concerns at public companies.

As a corporate and securities counsel at GE, she advised on corporate governance, securities law disclosure compliance, shareholder outreach and shareholder proposals.  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. 

Contact

  • 450 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
    10017
    P: +1 212 450 4908
    F: +1 212 701 5908

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Education

  • 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

Languages

  • Mandarin