Y. Ping Sun

Of Counsel
713.632.8060 | Houston, Texas
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Professional Summary

Ping’s principal area of practice was corporate and securities law.  She has participated in a great variety of transactions involving both sovereign and private issuers.  She represented United States corporations, banks and insurance companies; Japanese and Korean banks and corporations; Canadian companies; and Chinese government entities, banks and corporations in a wide range of domestic and international financings.  These included both equity and debt, and both public and private offerings.

Prior to joining the firm, Ping practiced law in New York City with White & Case LLP and Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP.  She was raised in Shanghai and is fluent in Mandarin.

Professional Honors & Affiliations
  • Member: Asia Society Global Board of Trustees, 2020 - present
  • Chair: Asia Society Texas Board of Directors, 2020-2021
  • Member: Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund Volunteer Task Force, 2020
  • Co-Chair: Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Grants Committee, 2017
  • Speaker:  Houston Bar Association Law Day Naturalization Ceremony, 2016
  • Honored with proclamation of "Y. Ping Sun Day" by the City of Houston, Texas, 2015
  • "Success to Significance" honoree, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, 2015
  •  Named as one of the "Most Powerful and Influential Women," National Diversity Council, 2015
  • Advisory Board Member: Houston International Trade & Development Council – Asia & Australia; Asian Chamber of Commerce; Chinese Community Center; Houston Arts Alliance; University of Texas Houston Advisory Task Force Executive Committe
Education & Professional Background
  • Columbia University, J.D., 1988 (Editor, Journal of Transnational Law)
  • Princeton University, A.B., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, cum laude, 1985
  • Admitted to Practice: New Jersey, 1988, New York, 1989