Business advisor trusted to secure the best deals while protecting your company

Polene Liu, Principal of PNLiu Law, is an accomplished Legal Executive who is valued as a methodical and trusted key advisor to senior executives on business / legal issues impacting significant business proposals.  Her expertise has been developed through combined major law firm and extensive in-house experience. Recognized as a highly skilled contracts negotiator and complex transactions expert with a business-focused, tech-savvy and practical approach. Highly effective in developing partnerships with internal clients and executive team to influence decision making and engaging parties to generate creative, insightful and win-win strategies to achieve successful business outcomes.

PNLiu Law
Irvine, CA

Polene’s Credentials

For many years, Polene served as Associate General Counsel for Toshiba America Information Systems where she supported the largest business unit with $4 billion in revenues, managed all the company’s transactional legal affairs, and also served as the “go-to lawyer” for PC global risk management matters.  She joined Toshiba as Senior Corporate Counsel tasked with negotiating all contracts relating to the launch of Toshiba’s first desktop PC in the U.S. Very quickly, the General Counsel noticed her natural ability to look at issues through a clear analytical eye and creatively bring parties together to develop win-win strategies and solutions that protect the company.  As a result, she became an indispensable partner/advisor to the General Counsel and C-Suite.

Polene began her legal career at the premier law firm of O’Melveny & Myers where she was an Associate for four years working with sizable clients in the aerospace, healthcare, real estate, broadcasting, high technology, and manufacturing industries. Polene represented clients in a wide variety of transactions, including public and private placement of securities, institutional and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions and software licensing and development.

Polene has her Juris Doctor degree from University of California, Berkeley and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College.  She was also a candidate for a Ph.D.in Chemistry from Stanford University. She is actively involved in several local legal and charitable organizations. She frequently volunteers at the Public Law Center assisting victims of domestic violence with their declarations.

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