Jodi Wu

Partner Litigation
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Jodi Wu has broad experience in the areas of cross-border litigation, government enforcement, and internal investigations. Jodi advises public and private multinational companies in China on cross-border litigation, anti-corruption (including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)), trade/sanctions, anti-money laundering, antitrust, data privacy and cyber securities matters. Apart from her work in China, Jodi has also defended corporations and individuals in government investigations and other complex civil, criminal and regulatory proceedings in the U.S.

Jodi regularly publishes and speaks regarding litigation and international risk and compliance topics across Asia. She was featured in the Global Investigations Review’s “Women in Investigations 2015” series. 


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “Heads or Tails? Are Europe’s GDPR and China’s Cybersecurity Law Two Sides of the Same Coin?” China Business Law Journal, 25 May 2018

“Challenges and Advice for Multinational Companies in Complying With Chinese Cybersecurity Law,” New York Law Journal, 23 February 2018

“China’s Second Draft Cybersecurity Law’s Expands Data Localization Requirement,” Legaltech News, 19 September 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012District of Columbia
  • 2011California

Court Experience

  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.
  • University of ChicagoB.S.