Ruth Jin has extensive experience in corporate and securities laws. She regularly represents private equity firms and hedge funds from fund formation and investment management to project financing, including acquisition financing; and represents corporations for equity/debt securities offering, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. Ruth's clients range from entrepreneurs and emerging companies to Fortune 500 companies. She advises businesses through all stages of growth from start-up and capital financing right through to initial public offering and counsels on the ongoing securities law compliance and periodic reporting obligations. She also provides broker-dealers with regulatory compliance related legal advice. Ruth is known for her energy expertise and has done numerous energy related project financing and trading. Ms. Jin also is an expert in not-for-profit laws. She regularly represents schools, churches, temples and science associations for their federal and state tax exemption applications and compliance. Ruth has knowledge in Chinese law, Korean law and Japanese law, and is fluent in these three languages. She has a rich experience in cross-border transactions, including wealth management related transactions. Prior to founding The Jin Law Group, she worked at the corporate law departments of such major law firms as Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and McKee Nelson LLP. Ruth has many publications in law journals and often speaks at business roundtables. Ruth was a panelist in the 2005 American Bar Association Section of International Law Spring Meeting on international trade related issues, and was a fellow of the Institute of International Economic Law in Washington, D.C. from 2003 to 2004. Ruth is admitted to practice in New York and Washington, D.C.