Xin (Sheen) Xu
  1. Registered Foreign Lawyer

Mr. Xu is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. Since joining the firm in 2017, he has completed a rotation in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Work Highlights

Capital Markets
  • Redco Properties Group’s $250 million and $300 million senior notes offerings
  • iQIYI’s $750 million convertible senior notes offering
  • CNFinance’s $51.9 million US IPO
  • Teladoc’s $287.5 million convertible senior notes offering
  • Ingersoll-Rand Global’s $1.15 billion senior notes offering
  • China SCE Property’s $600 million senior notes offerings
  • China Orient Asset Management’s $8 billion MTN program update and upsizing and $2 billion notes offering
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation’s $500 million SEC-registered notes offering
  • InflaRx N.V. ’s $100 million US IPO
  • Universal American’s $115 million convertible senior notes offering
  • Emerson’s acquisition of General Electric’s Intelligent Platforms business
  • A.P. Møller – Maersk on forming a broad strategic relationship with IBM

Of Note

  • “Note: Show Me the Money: Evaluating Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Nonparty Banks in Light of the Gucci Case,” 49 cornell Int’l L.J.745 (2016)

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2017
    • Hong Kong office, 2018 – Present 
    • New York office, 2017 – 2018
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford, U.S. District Court, WDNY, 2015

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Hong Kong Law Society - Registered


  • B.A., Economics, Political Science and Business, University of Rochester, 2014
    • cum laude
  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2017
    • Dean's List
    • Lawyering Program Honors Fellow
    • Managing Editor, Cornell International Law Journal


  • Mandarin