Zhuo Zhao is a commercial litigation attorney who focuses her practice on business controversy matters. Zhuo takes a thorough and thoughtful approach to the practice of law. She carefully considers each course of action and works to alleviate her clients’ concerns over the daunting nature and complexities of litigation by establishing a trusting relationship from the outset and ensuring her clients understand the process.
Zhuo is committed to finding creative solutions to any obstacles that may arise, not letting setbacks derail her focus on achieving the best possible result for her clients. She enjoys challenging legal puzzles that require complex analysis of legal authority, and allow her to craft persuasive arguments in support of her client's position. Zhuo gracefully balances being a zealous advocate for her clients while also demonstrating compassion and empathy.
Zhuo's motivation to practice law stems from her upbringing as the first in her family to be born in the United States. She witnessed firsthand the struggles that immigrant families face when navigating the legal system, and she is driven to use her voice and legal expertise to advocate for those who are unable to do so themselves. With a focus on thoughtful, strategic representation and a commitment to client service, Zhuo is a reliable and dedicated team member who fully is invested in each of her clients.
Southern Methodist University (B.S., 2018)
American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2021)
Zhuo was classically trained in violin for 14 years. In her free time, she enjoys reading psychological thrillers, rewatching Grey’s Anatomy episodes, traveling with her husband, trying new restaurants, and experimenting with new recipes at home.