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Zuber Lawler & Del Duca

Strategic Legal Solutions for Visionary Clients

Barbara Hou

New York

Barbara Hou focuses on corporate, finance, M&A and SEC regulatory matters. Ms. Hou’s practice focuses on supporting entities in emerging technologies, including distributed ledger technology companies.

Prior to joining Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, Ms. Hou practiced in the Hong Kong office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

Notable Representations

  • Represented an international bank in its merger with another international bank in respect of Asian countries;
  • Represented three international banks in a $300 million registered rights offering;
  • Represented a gas distribution company in a $3 billion bond offering and $1.5 billion sukuk certificates offering;
  • Represented an India bank in a $4.4 billion equity rights issue.


Harvard University
M.A, 2014
Honors: Safra Ethics Fellowship

University of Michigan Law School
J.D, 2006, cum laude
Honors: Law Review

Smith College
B.A, 2003, magna cum laude
Major: Economics
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Oxford University
Study abroad, 2001

Bar Admissions

New York