May Lu serves the transactional needs of businesses and their owners by assisting them with business formations of limited liability companies and corporations, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, succession strategies, general business planning, and other business agreements. She also provides guidance to businesses concerning disputes among owners and related fiduciary duties. In addition, May assists clients with regulatory and governance issues related to the U.S. Small Business Administration and other federal, state, and local programs.
May has been recognized as one of the Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars for 2012 through 2016 in the area of mergers and acquisitions. May’s commitment to giving back to the community includes her involvement on the Board of Directors and as pro bono General Counsel of ACLU-Arizona and in volunteering with the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Business Legal Assistance Program, for which she was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Volunteer Lawyer. She is also an alumna of the 2011-2012 Class of the Bar Leadership Institute sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona. Additionally, she is in her second term on the State Bar of Arizona’s Arizona Attorney Magazine Editorial Board.
Upon graduation from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, May served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Lawrence F. Winthrop, of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One. While in law school, May was an Intern Prosecutor for the Pima County Attorney’s Office and a Law Clerk for the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County. May was also a Managing Editor of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.
Prior to law school, May’s interest in assisting businesses motivated her to attend Arizona State University and its Barrett Honors College on a National Merit Scholarship to study economics, international business, and Spanish.