Aaron Xin

Senior Legal Consultant

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Aaron Xin is a senior legal consultant in O'Melveny's Shanghai office. He has worked in the areas of compliance, investigations, capital markets, private equity, and foreign direct investment transactions across various industries in China.

Prior to joining the firm, Aaron interned with several leading Chinese domestic law firms.


  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Shanghainese

Honors & Awards

  • Sohmen Scholarships
  • Chiang Chen Scholarships


  • Fudan University,  LL.B.; LL.M. 
  • Southern Methodist University,  LL.M.

Professional Activities

Bar Exam

  • Passed Chinese Bar Exam
  • Represented Xitogen Technologies, a start-up company engaging in sales of new generation flow cytometers in connection with its sale to Danaher Corporation, a global Fortune 200 company headquartered in Washington, DC
  • Represented Shanghai Pudong Science & Technology Investment Co., Ltd., a Shanghai-based state-owned investment management company in connection with its acquisition of 14.9% equity interests in LightPath Technologies, Inc., a US-based Nasdaq-listed leading manufacturer of proprietary optical components
  • Represented Shanghai Pudong Science & Technology Investment Co., Ltd. in connection with the Series G financing of VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading IC design company
  • Represented Asieris Medical Technologies Co., Ltd., a start-up new generation anti-cancer drug developer, and its onshore affiliate in connection with their Series B financing
  • Advised founders of a leading Chinese vocational education group, 7 Days Group Holdings Limited, a leading hotel chain company, the independent committee of ShangPharma Corporation, a leading pharmaceutical research outsourcing company, and the independent committee of Feihe International, Inc., a leading infant formula producer in their respective “going-private” transactions