Linda Qiu is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. She represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including those involving breach of contract, restrictive covenants, and trade secret misappropriation. Ms. Qiu is also experienced in litigating environmental matters involving toxic torts, contaminated sites, citizen suits, and other federal environmental statutes and regulations.

Ms. Qiu maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals seeking asylum and students with disabilities. She is also a Co-Chair of Latham’s Asian and Middle Eastern Lawyers Group in Chicago.

Ms. Qiu is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. During law school, Ms. Qiu competed on the school’s National Moot Court team. She also served as a judicial extern for Judge Sara L. Ellis of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and worked in the Bluhm Legal Clinic for the Environmental Advocacy Center.

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2019
    cum laude
  • BS in Environmental Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English