Aaron Gu is an associate in the Shanghai office of Covington & Burling LLP. Mr Gu advises multinational and Chinese companies on a range of corporate, regulatory compliance and advocacy issues, particularly those in the healthcare and life science industries, as well as cross-border transactions, including clinical trial matters, licence and collaboration, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments, and outbound investments. Prior to joining Covington, Mr Gu worked in the Shanghai office of a leading international law firm and the New York office of a leading Chinese law firm. He received his LLM from New York University School of Law and his bachelor of law from East China University of Political Science and Law.