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Mian R. Wang focuses her practice on high-stakes business litigation. She represents public and private companies, financial institutions, directors, officers, and individuals before state and federal courts in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. She has broad experience handling matters related to breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, preference claims, UCC secured transactions, negligence, wire fraud, and unfair and deceptive trade practices disputes. Her practice covers multiple disciplines and industries, including education, health care, event management, start-up firms, financial institutions, and commercial finance and asset management firms.

Prior to joining the firm, Mian served as a law clerk for the Honorable Alvin W. Thompson in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. She also worked in Delaware as a business litigator in a national firm where she represented clients on both state and federal matters.

主要执业方向

主要执业经验

  • Counsel for former chief executive officer of a publicly traded corporation in an adversary proceeding over claims arising out of alleged breach of fiduciary duties.
  • Counsel for a healthcare services provider defending claims against breach of licensing and services contract.
  • Obtained summary judgment for a healthcare professional against claims arising out of an alleged breach of an oral contract and unfair and deceptive practices seeking over $3 million in damages.
  • Defended and resolved for an event technology company claims of conspiracy, misappropriation of trade secrets, aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair competition seeking over $8 million in damages.
  • Represented Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority in PROMESA Title III proceedings, including trial of Debtor’s motion for post-petition financing and in response to inquiries from Congressional committees, FEMA, Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and OIG into FEMA funding and certain power restoration contracts following devastating impact of 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico (D.P.R.).
  • Advised a foreign institutional investor against clawbacks of alleged fraudulent transfers arising out of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi Scheme.
  • Advised a Fortune 1000 Company on the assessment and resolution of claims arising out of M&A transaction related to undisclosed legacy letters of credit and the impact of target company’s previous bankruptcy reorganization on those potential liabilities.
  • Obtained a voluntary dismissal of an action for wire fraud and negligence claims against a multinational financial institution after filing motion to dismiss.
  • Resolved claims arising out of insolvency and UCC secured transactions on behalf of a consumer product manufacturer prior to initiation of litigation.
  • Jillian Calixto v. Coughlin et al., 481 Mass. 157 (2018). Obtained dismissal of claims against former officers of a defunct company in a putative class action alleging claims for fraudulent conveyance, breach of fiduciary duties, and violations of the Massachusetts Wage Act. The dismissal was upheld by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on a matter of first impression that backpay damages awarded for WARN Act violations were not payment for work performed.
  • Defended regulated financial institution against claims of aiding and abetting fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims arising out of scam to obtain stranger-owned life insurance policies through employer welfare benefits plan and related trust.
  • Defended distressed debt financing fund against claims for aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty and fraud arising out of vendor note program of failing national retail chain in P&A Marketing, et al. v. Anna’s Linens, Inc., et al. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.).

荣誉和领导力

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Massachusetts Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2021
  • Honoree, Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA), "Emerging Women Leaders in the Law," 2021
  • Listed, Boston Business Journal, "40 Under 40," 2020
  • Listed, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, "Up & Coming Lawyer," 2020
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Leadership Advancement Program 2020-2021
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women Leadership Program 2016-2017
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Member, Boston Bar Association Business & Commercial Litigation Section Steering Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board Executive Committee
    • Co-Chair, Women Business and Commercial Advocates Subcommittee
  • Member, The Boston Club
  • Member, Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
  • Educational Counselor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

资历

教育
  • J.D., Cornell Law School
    • Note Editor, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
    • Associate, Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin
    • Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Securities Law Clinic I
  • S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Ida M. Green Fellowship

  • S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • International Leadership Foundation Fellowship
    • MIT Public Service Center Fellowship
Clerkships
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2013-2015
获准执业地区
  • Massachusetts
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
语言
  • 中文普通话