Haini GUO joined the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations in May 2011 as program officer for the Committee's law and economics programs.
Ms. Guo received her J.D. degree from Yale Law School in 2004. While there, she served as an editor of the Yale Journal of International Law and the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities. From 2005 to 2010 she was an associate attorney at the international law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York where her practice focused on general corporate law, including benefits and compensation matters, employment law, and related topics. She also represented pro bono clients in domestic violence and child custody cases. She is a member of the New York Bar.
Ms. Guo actively participated in and helped organize various legal exchange projects between the United States and China while working on a fellowship at New York University’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute. Her publications include “Bargaining in the Shadow of Community: Neighborly Dispute Resolution in Beijing Hutongs” (co-authored with Bradley Klein) which won a Yale Law School academic prize. Her research interests include law and society, comparative law, international business transactions and criminal justice.