About Owen Gu

Owen Gu is an EB-5 immigration attorney at Zhang & Associates, L.P., a law firm located in Houston and that specializes in immigration law, international business deals, import and export regulation laws, contract arbitration, and intellectual property or copyright registration. Attorney Gu’s work involves business development; he specializes in the development of Chinese markets and gives legal counsel to Chinese corporations and individuals on U.S. immigration and corporate law.

Zhang & Associates, L.P. has six branches across the United States and handles immigration law cases both within and outside the country. The law firm is largely known to succeed in keeping their clients happy and satisfied and has always believed that the “success of the clients' cases provides the solid ground on which the reputation of their firm has been built.” In 2002, the firm was the only law firm included on the list of Houston 100 due to its significant contribution to the economy of Houston.

Zhang & Associates, L.P. gives legal assistance to their clients who have immigration concerns, but also those with legal matters that concern copyright or intellectual properties, import and export regulations, contract arbitrations, and international business deals. Zhang & Associates, L.P. has a complete line-up of attorneys who are committed to the practice of U.S. immigration law. They focus on both business-related and employment-based U.S. immigration law.

Attorney Gu has gained much international experience over the course of his law career. During his internship with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) where he was stationed in Vienna, Austria, attorney Gu was able to take part in the daily work against corruption and economic crimes. He contributed significantly to the ratification and implementation of what is now known as the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). Due to his passion in the fight against corruption, he became involved in the first meeting of the Implementation Review Group for UNCAC and met delegates from China and Singapore that resulted in the countries’ enactment of their obligations in the fight against corruption, and specifically with their duties reflected in the UNCAC Review Mechanism.

Before joining Zhang and Associates, attorney Gu began his legal practice with a law firm in New York City, where he focused on commercial litigation cases, immigration, and matrimonial law cases.

Attorney Gu earned his Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University, where he graduated with honors. He was awarded the St. Thomas More Full Tuition Scholarship to attend St. John’s University School of Law in New York City where he received his Juris Doctor. Attorney Gu is a licensed lawyer in both New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and the Queens County Bar Association.

Attorney Gu fluently speaks and writes Mandarin Chinese.

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