Honghu Wang

Biography

Honghu Wang
Honghu Wang is an associate in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice group, where he focuses on defending securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and M&A litigation in state and federal courts.

Some of Honghu’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • AMC Entertainment Holdings and its board in ongoing fiduciary duty litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to AMC’s issuance of AMC Preferred Equity Units.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. in an earnings miss securities class action and related shareholder derivative litigation in the Southern District of New York.
  • Brookfield Property Partners and certain directors and officers in fiduciary duty litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to Brookfield’s $14.4 billion acquisition of GGP.
  • Churchill Capital Corp III, a SPAC sponsored by the Churchill Capital group, and certain directors in fiduciary duty litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to Churchill’s $11 billion merger with MultiPlan, Inc.
  • Getty Images in connection with breach of contract and securities law claims by warrant holders arising out of a de-SPAC transaction in the Southern District of New York.
  • Gores Holdings IV, a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, its former directors and officers, and certain affiliates in ongoing fiduciary duty litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to Gores Holdings IV’s $16.1 billion merger with United Wholesale Mortgage.
  • Warner Bros. Discovery and certain executives in a putative securities class action in the Southern District of New York relating to WarnerMedia and Discovery, Inc.’s $43 billion merger. All claims were dismissed.

Honghu also has an active pro bono practice, including representing a research associate at UT Austin in a FOIA suit against the FBI, and low-income tenants in housing repair actions.

Honghu received his B.Com., with Distinction, from the University of Toronto and his J.D. from University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he was a caseworker at the legal clinic, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, and an Articles Editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.