Chen Xu is a corporate counsel and a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions and Special Situations Groups.

In addition, he is an active thought leader on emerging issues in the bank regulatory space. Mr. Xu’s insights have appeared in the Reuters and the American Banker and he has authored articles on a wide range of bank regulatory topics, including in Lexology: Getting the Deal Through.

Mr. Xu is recognized as an “Up and Coming” by Chambers USA (2023), where clients say he is “responsive, intelligent and pragmatic,” “a model of efficiency” and “an industry leader in the US regulatory capital space.” He is also said to provide “consistently high-quality advice” and is “a great resource for his clients.” In previous editions of the guide, sources note that he is “just exceptional at working through the real technical nuances of capital rules and the other quantitative aspects of technical regulations.” Mr. Xu is also noted as a Rising Star by IFLR1000 (2022).

Mr. Xu joined the firm in 2013. He received a J.D. in 2013 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Mr. Xu received a B.A. with High Honors from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Columbia Law School, 2013, J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, 2010, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York