Lu Li

Lu Li is an associate in the firm's Business Transaction group supporting clients on an array of corporate matters. Lu works with corporate clients of all sizes, from start-up companies to multinational enterprises. Her background in finance and understanding of the business side of transactions allows her to provide keen insights with legal research to support it. 

Prior to joining Lathrop GPM, Lu was selected for the Hennepin County Bar Association's 1L Minority Clerkship program, where she clerked for Judge Charlene W. Hatcher at the Hennepin County District Court. Additionally, Lu is a graduate of the Lathrop GPM Summer Associate program.

Representative Experience:

  • Represented a privately held company providing information technology solutions on the sale of its business to a strategic acquirer.
  • Represented Massman Companies, Inc., a worldwide leader in packaging machinery, in its acquisition of Ultra Packaging, Inc., an automated cartoning machine designer.
  • Advised clients on entity formation, organizational and capital structuring, and general corporate governance.


  • Co-presenter, "Choice of Entity for Startup Companies," BASE/Jump Start Workshop of University of Minnesota, June 29, 2023

Client Alerts and Blog Posts

Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) - Passed Level I
  • Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Twin Cities Diversity In Practice (TCDIP) Connect Mentoring Program, Scorekeeper
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  • Minneapolis

    80 South Eighth Street
    3100 IDS Center
    Minneapolis, MN 55402


Tammy Scherling

Court Memberships

  • Minnesota


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., Business Law concentration, 2022

  • Full-Tuition Scholarship
  • Dean's List, 2021
  • Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Moot Court, "Best Oralist," 2021

University of Rochester, M.S., Finance, 2017

  • Full Scholarship

South China University of Technology, B.A., Finance, 2016

  • Merit-Based Scholarship 


Chinese, English, Cantonese