Wendy Qiu is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office. Ms. Qiu focuses her practice on litigation, white collar investigations, and arbitration and mediation matters for local and international clients. She has experience working with clients in the banking, telecommunications, healthcare, sports, restaurant and automotive industries.

Ms. Qiu serves as lead associate and counsels on claims against crypto exchanges, credit card issuers and servicers, auto finance companies, mortgage lenders and servicers, and other financial services companies. She often provides counsel to clients in federal and state litigations, mass arbitrations, class actions and individual cases as they relate to statutory violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA). Ms. Qiu briefed and presented oral argument to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of a health and wellness business. Ms. Qiu also conducted an internal investigation of a national bank as it relates to the organization's general governance issues and assisted in defending a financial institution in a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Qiu was an associate at a national firm in its Los Angeles office and a member of the complex litigation group. Ms. Qiu's work on white collar matters included travel to China to conduct interviews, draft reports and develop a compliance program as part of an internal investigation for one of the world's largest video surveillance companies. In addition, Ms. Qiu has extensive experience in breach of contract, antitrust, fraudulent conveyance and healthcare whistleblower cases in California and New York courts.

During law school, Ms. Qiu was a judicial extern for the Honorable Dolly M. Gee of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and for the Honorable Michael Linfield of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County.


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
Spoken Languages
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • English