Jing Cao is counsel in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice.

She has extensive entertainment and media-centered experience, representing commercial banks, non-banking financial institutions, major studios, independent production and distribution companies, and financial and strategic investors in motion picture financing, corporate finance transactions, motion picture co-production, and licensing transactions.

Ms. Cao frequently speaks on media and entertainment conferences and other industry events, including Asia Society’s US-Asia Entertainment Summit, Shanghai International Film Festival, and Harvard Asia Business Conference.

Ms. Cao serves on the Asia Society Southern California Board and the Board of TMC Community Capital, a non-profit online microlender focused on servicing underserved entrepreneurs.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • New York


  • LLM, Columbia University School of Law
    Stone Scholar
  • LLB, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
    First Class Scholarship

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Shanghai)