Hong Lu



Hong (Cindy) Lu is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a vice-chair of the Chinese Business & Litigation Practice. She focuses her practice on commercial, intellectual property and products liability litigation, particularly complex lawsuits involving cross-border issues. She is experienced in handling international disputes and has successfully resolved many cases. In addition, Ms. Lu represents and counsels domestic and global clients on a wide range of corporate matters.

Ms. Lu practiced with the largest law firm in China before pursuing a legal career in the United States. Ms. Lu joined Lewis Brisbois in early 2008 and has since helped numerous national and international companies through complex litigation and unique cross-border transactions. Ms. Lu’s practice involves a variety of industries including telecommunication, electronics, manufacturing, construction, food and restaurants, import & export trading, biological medicine, newspaper media, entertainment, and education.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Lu clerked with the Cache County Attorney’s Office in Logan, UT, and with the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, in Salt Lake City.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Chinese Business & Litigation
  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • COVID-19: Commercial & Contractual Litigation Disputes

Additional Experience




People's Republic of China

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • California State Bar Association
  • Nevada State Bar Association
  • Brigham Young University Alumni Association

Professional Presentations

  • Products Liability in the United States, Fuzhou, September 11, 2013; Guangzhou, September 12, 2013; Hong Kong, September 13, 2013; Shenzhen, September 16, 2013; and Nanjing, September 17, 2013
  • Marine Claims Handling in the United States, Beijing, September 9, 2013 and Shanghai, September 18, 2013
  • Practice of Law in the United States, Tianjin, September 10, 2013
  • Overview of U.S. Legal System and Insurance Claims, Shanghai, May 20 and 21, 2013


J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2007 (Provo)

  • Lead Articles Editor, International Law and Management Review

China Foreign Affairs University

Master of Laws in International Law, 2003 (Beijing)

Tianjin University

Bachelor of Laws, 2000 (Tianjin)
Bachelor of Arts, 2000 (Tianjin)


Author, “Settling Section 337 Investigations: Procedures and Practice,” 337 Reporter, Vol. XXI (International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association, 2005)

Published and Unpublished Decisions

  • Sparks Pita Store #1, LLC v. Pita Pit, Inc., Bus. Franchise Guide(CCH) ¶14, 318 (D.C. Nev. 2010)(franchise dispute litigation and arbitration with favorable results to the client)
  • Weco Supply Co. v. Sherwin-Williams Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73255 (E.D. Cal. May 25, 2012)(trade secrets and unfair competition dispute arising from a distribution relationship)
  • Weco Supply Co. v. Sherwin-Williams Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110659 (E.D. Cal. Aug. 6, 2012)(motions for summary judgment granted all in favor of the client)