Shucong “Rose” Liu is a bilingual litigation associate at Lynch Thompson. Rose graduated from the J.D. program of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2017. She received her undergraduate law degree from Xiamen University in China and her LL.M. degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2011.
Rose focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration, especially those involving international litigants. For example, since joining Lynch Thompson, Rose has been representing a cross-border e-commerce merchant based in China in resolving its legal disputes in the United States.
While in law school, Rose was a student attorney at Northwestern’s Mediation Advocacy Clinic, where she acted as lead counsel representing clients in employment dispute mediations, obtaining favorable settlement agreements at both federal and state agencies. She also served as student coach for Northwestern’s 2016 Transactional LawMeet team, and participated in this negotiation competition’s national championship in New York. As an undergraduate law school student, Rose represented her university in the Sixth China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) International Arbitration Moot and won the national championship.
Before joining Lynch Thompson, Rose spent nearly one year at the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, externing for a federal judge.
- Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Illinois (2017)
- New York (2012)
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Chinese American Bar Association
- Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2017
- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, LL.M., 2011
- Xiamen University, LL.B., 2010