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Lin Ye

With more than 10 years of experience, companies and investors in healthcare, technology, manufacturing, distribution and other industries have come to rely on Lin Ye to advise them on a wide range of strategic corporate transaction and business arrangements. She assists venture capital and private equity funds in investments in new and emerging companies, and advises startups and early-stage companies in securities offerings to access the capital needed for growth. Lin's transactional experience also includes the representation of well-established and publicly traded companies in complex mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and dispositions.

She has represented a wide range of clients such as healthcare companies and manufacturing companies in the following areas:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • SEC compliance and periodic reporting
  • Registered and private offerings of securities
  • Venture capital financing
  • Various capital-raising and strategic transactions
  • Corporate governance
  • General corporate legal matters

Lin always establishes great working relationships with clients’ business teams and handles clients’ requests from both operational and legal perspectives. The 10-year experience has helped her to develop an “insider’s view” on client needs, a finely honed business sense and a practical business-oriented approach when seeking solutions.

Active in the Knoxville Chinese community, Lin is currently serving as the Principal and a board member of the local Weekend Chinese School. Lin enjoys cooking traditional Chinese food and travels with her husband and two kids.

Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare


  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2011
    • Dean's List
  • Master of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Civil and Commercial Law, 2003
  • Bachelor of Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Law, 2000

Bar Admissions:

  • Tennessee, 2011

Professional Activities:

  • M&A Case Briefs Contributor for American Bar Association Business

Law Section:

  • American Health Lawyers Association; Tennessee Bar Association