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Victor Shum


Two Embarcadero Center, 5th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
United States
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Practice Areas
Corporate, Securities, Family Office, Broker Dealer / Investment, Regulatory & Enforcement
Languages spoken
English, Chinese (Mandarin)
California, Hawaii

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Victor Shum

Victor Shum

For 30 years, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) has provided clients with results—successfully resolving cases, closing deals, protecting assets, and adding value. Many of the Firm's founding members continue to practice law at JMBM, which is now ranked in the American Lawyer's AmLaw 200 list. From our offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County, we serve our clients' needs worldwide.

Clients are at the heart of our law practice. They come from many industries and their businesses reflect the full range of developmental stages. We are grateful for the trust and confidence our clients have extended to us throughout the years.

For us, excellence is a given. Our attorneys are highly skilled professionals who practice law with passion and integrity and provide our clients with outstanding service. Whether they need help to solve a problem or seize an opportunity, our representation of their interests is rigorous, intelligent and uncompromising.


Victor Shum

Victor T. Shum is a corporate and securities partner in JMBM's San Francisco office. Victor advises corporations, partnerships, LLCs and nonprofits in connection with all aspects of operations. He works with private and public companies on equity and debt financings, securities matters, mergers & acquisitions, and other strategic business transactions, including real estate transactions and intellectual property and technology licensing matters.

In addition to representing businesses from a multitude of different industries, Victor works with venture capital funds and real estate funds as well as traditional and private lenders. As a member of JMBM's Chinese Investment Group™, Victor also has significant experience advising clients on cross-border transactions, including representing investors and companies in inbound and outbound technology and real estate transactions with China, and representing high-net worth individuals, real estate developers and USCIS regional centers with the EB-5 immigrant investor program.

Victor has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury News, Law360 and other publications regarding the venture capital market and IPOs, including Chinese IPOs.

Prior to attending law school, Victor was an engineer at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Mobil Oil Corporation. He has also served as a petrochemical consultant in Beijing, China.


Peking University

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law

B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Languages Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
Practices Corporate, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Chinese Investment Group™
Industries Beverage Alcohol Group
  • Director, US-China Green Energy Council, 2011
  • Founder and Secretary, Berkeley Chinese Alumni International Association, a chartered club of the California Alumni Association of the University of California, Berkeley, 2004
  • Co-chairman, Membership Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, 2002 and 2003
  • Chairman, Semiconductor and Integrated Circuit Sector Committee of the Asian American Manufacturers Association Asia-SV Technology Investment Conference, 2001
  • Member, Investee Company Selection Committee of the Asian American Manufacturers Association Asia-SV Technology Investment Conference, 2000
Awards &
  • Member, Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal
  • Recognized as a "Northern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009 and 2010
Bar Admissions

State Bar of Hawaii

Federal Courts California

State Courts California

Federal Courts Hawaii

State Courts Hawaii

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia

District of Columbia