Xin Dai's primary areas of research interests include legal theories, law and social sciences and comparative law. Before coming to Chicago, Xin was an associate attorney in Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Hong Kong and New York offices, working primarily on international capital markets transactions, securities regulation and merger & acquisition transactions. Xin received his J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law in 2009 and his LL.B. degrees in law and in sociology from Peking University in 2006.