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Ms. Zhu specializes in bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, and complex financial transaction disputes involving business and securities valuation.  

Ms. Zhu is experienced in financial advisory and litigation consulting. She has issued valuation reports, supported experts in a variety of litigation and regulatory engagements, and conducted extensive analysis on matters related to valuation, solvency, fraudulent conveyance, bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, M&A disputes, and hedge fund/private equity industry custom and practice.

Prior to joining Brattle, Ms. Zhu worked at a boutique financial consultancy, where she worked closely with experts on high-profile bankruptcy, M&A, and solvency cases, and conducted a study on bankruptcy exit financings that was presented at a national valuation conference. Ms. Zhu also gained experience at a Big Four firm, where she performed valuations of fixed income securities and private equity investments; and at a strategy consulting company, where she researched retail markets and formulated competitive strategies for clients.

Ms. Zhu is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

The Rising COVID-19 Bankruptcy Risks
March 19, 2020
Published in Law360
News & Events
August 20, 2020
Julia Zhu to Participate in Webinar on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Valuation

Brattle Associate Julia Zhu will participate in a webinar on “Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Valuation Issues: Demystifying Trends, Updates, and COVID-19 Implications,” taking place Thursday, August 20 from 9:00–10:00 a.m. (PT)/12:00–1:00 p.m. (ET). The recording will be available on Friday, August 21.

March 23, 2020
Brattle Client Wins Favorable Judgment Against Dually-Registered Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser Accused of Defrauding Clients

In a December 2017 filing in a Connecticut federal court, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued Westport Capital Markets LLC and its owner, Christopher McClure, for defrauding the firm’s advisory clients. The SEC retained Marti P. Murray, a principal at The Brattle Group, to opine on industry custom and practice for investment advisers, and to analyze certain aspects of Westport Capital’s transactions on behalf of advisory clients.

March 20, 2020
Will COVID-19 Increase Bankruptcy Risks? A Brattle Expert Explains in Law360 Article

Brattle Associate Julia Zhu has authored a Law360 article on the heightened distress and bankruptcy risks resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.