Hong Qiao

Principal

Hong Qiao is a principal in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice based in New York. She has more than 15 years of experience providing economic, financial, and accounting advisory services to companies, legal counsel, regulatory authorities, and tribunals involved in transactions, investigations, and disputes.

Ms. Qiao has been involved in all phases of the litigation process, from pretrial discovery to expert report and trial preparation, and has a deep understanding of damages case law. She has worked on matters across a broad spectrum of industries and before multiple US federal and state courts, the US International Trade Commission (ITC), and international arbitration forums. She has led diversified teams of professionals in constructing rigorous analytical models and establishing well-supported arguments by applying economic principles and industry knowledge to the disputes at issue.

Ms. Qiao has substantial experience in matters relating to intellectual property (patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, trademark and copyright infringement), ITC investigations, commercial litigation (breach of contract, business interruption, tortious interference, merger termination, failed systems implementation, and price discrimination), and commercial arbitration. Ms. Qiao also has extensive experience in advising clients on financial reporting and regulatory compliance, analyzing complex financial and accounting data, conducting financial investigations, and valuing assets and businesses.

Ms. Qiao is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Breach of contract in aerospace dispute
    Chris Gerardi, supported by Hong Qiao, was retained as a quantum expert on behalf of a diversified manufacturer of avionics products and services (at issue,...
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  • 02
    Healthcare DIFC-LCIA international arbitration involving trade secret misappropriation
    Chris Gerardi served as a quantum expert on behalf of pharmacy benefits management systems and healthcare informatics provider in a multi-jurisdictional...
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  • 03
    Semiconductor manufacturing equipment patent infringement action
    A member of our team was the economic expert, retained by a leading manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, to assess irreparable harm in a...
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Credentials