Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang is an Associate at Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz. He has represented corporate and individual clients in a variety of contexts, including federal criminal cases, antitrust matters, and internal investigations.

Xiao graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009, where he was a Jefferson Scholar and founder of the Virginia Policy Review. Xiao attended Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic and a Coker Teaching Fellow in Constitutional Law. After law school, Xiao served as a law clerk to Judge Karen N. Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Judge Lucy H. Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Xiao worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company before attending law school.

Before joining WW+E, Xiao practiced at Williams & Connolly LLP.

Notable Matters

  • Xiao represented the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in an amicus curiae brief in Grace v. Sessions, a case involving access to asylum for Central Americans.
  • Xiao also represented and argued on behalf of Mars Petcare in Roberts v. Mars Petcare US, Inc., a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, concerning the interaction between federal jurisdiction and the Class Action Fairness Act.

Publications

  • Once More Unto the Breach: A Discussion of Recent Data Breach Litigation, Corporate Counsel (July 25, 2017) (with Edward J. Bennett and Matthew H. Blumenstein).

Clerkships

  • Judge Karen N. Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2014–2015)
  • Judge Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (2015–2016)

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa (2008)
  • Graduate: University of Virginia, M.P.P. (2009)
  • Law: Yale Law School, J.D. (2014)