Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang practices in the firm’s Global Business and Immigration, Commercial Finance & Contracts, and Business Law practice groups. She is passionate about helping clients succeed. Clients take Jing as their “trusted friend” and “business partner.” In order to provide a high level client service, it is not uncommon for her to respond to clients through emails or phone calls late at night or on weekends to satisfy clients’ global needs.

Jing focuses her practice on immigration and international business. She was born and raised in China and is a native speaker of Chinese. She attended University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she received a Juris Doctor degree. Her background endows her with a global perspective and understanding of clients’ problems and needs. She is determined to help solve clients’ problems under her motto of “Local Standing, Global Reach.”

Legal Services in Immigration Law

Jing has helped international companies, regional small businesses, families, and individuals with their immigration problems. Her clients are located across the United States and China. Jing understands the urgency and concerns of immigration clients because of her own experience. She handles each immigration case as if it is her own. Her objective is to obtain “approval” for her immigration clients. Jing enjoys advising clients regarding an array of immigration cases, including the following:

Investor Immigration

  • EB-5

Temporary Visas

  • H-1B (Specialty Occupation Workers)
  • L-1 (Intra-Company Transferees)
  • F-1 (Students), including the visa problems during OPT (Optional Practical Training)
  • B-1/B-2 (Visitors)
  • J-1 (Exchange Visitors)
  • TN (NAFTA Professionals)
  • O-1 (Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement)
  • Visas for spouses and children of the principal visa holders
  • Other temporary visas

Employment-Based Immigration

  • EB-1A (Aliens of Extraordinary Ability)
  • EB-1B (Outstanding Professors and Researchers)
  • EB-1C (Multinational Managers or Executives)
  • Regular EB-2
  • NIW (National Interest Waiver)
  • EB-3
  • PERM Labor Certification

Family-Based Immigration


Legal Services to Chinese Businesses and Individuals

With her fluency in Chinese and deep appreciation of Chinese culture, Jing also helps Chinese companies, restaurants, students, professionals, and families solve a range of legal problems in addition to immigration. She has helped a number of Chinese businesses to form business entities in the United States. She advises Chinese businesses about contracts, commercial leases, employment agreements and other business matters.

Jing also partners with other attorneys in her firm to provide legal services in the areas of estate planning, real estate, domestic relations, and taxes, among others.

Legal Services to American Businesses

Jing nurtures a growing network with China. She has represented U.S. companies in international transactions with Chinese businesses. With her extensive networks with attorneys in China, she is able to guide American companies that plan to do business in China.

For the American businesses that need investment, Jing offers knowledge on EB-5 financing.

Jing has been selected into the Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list in 2019 and 2020 consecutively. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state.

Jing’s hometown is Chongqing, located in the Southwest of China. Chongqing has a population of approximately 30 million. During her free time, Jing enjoys cooking hot pot, spicy noodles, and other authentic Chinese food.

Jing looks forward to hearing from you. She will listen to your needs and find the best path to assist you to immigrate to the United States, or to assist you to develop businesses, grow careers, and build bridges across borders.


Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Membership Committee
  • Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law Institute for the Global Practice of Law
  • Committee on Economic Development of Immigration Task Force, Office of Mayor John Cranley, City of Cincinnati


  • EB-5 Investor Visa Program, to a major accounting firm, January 29, 2014
  • Overview of U.S. Immigration Law, to Delegation of Chongqing Bar Association, October 2, 2013
  • Local Government, to Delegation of Chongqing Bar Association, October 2, 2013
  • Local Government, to Delegation of Beijing Bar Association, September 18, 2012