Meng Ding is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis. Mr. Ding focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters, including representation of issuers and underwriters on a wide range of equity and debt capital markets transactions in Asia and the United States, including NYSE and NASDAQ initial public offerings and follow-on offerings, Hong Kong initial public offerings, Rule 144A/Regulation S equity, investment grade and high yield debt offerings. He also advises U.S. and Hong Kong listed companies on exchange reporting, corporate governance and other compliance matters including pre-IPO financing and option plans.

Mr. Ding received a Ph.D. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies and is well versed in and has unique insights of a wide range of emerging technologies and technology companies, especially in the Greater China area. Mr. Ding holds 31 issued U.S. patents.


Thought Leadership


“Perfect 10 v. Amazon.com: A Step Toward Copyright’s Tort Law Roots,” Berkeley Technology Law Journal, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 373–403 (2008).


Inventor of 31 issued U.S. patents.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019Hong KongSolicitor
  • 2010New York


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of LawJ.D.2009
  • Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPh.D., Physics
  • Peking UniversityB.S., Physics