Since its founding in 2008, Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm has developed into one of the law firms with the largest office area, highest popularity, strongest business strength, most segmented specialization of work and fastest developing speed in Huaihai Economic Zone of the northern Jiangsu area. It is the law firm passing the international quality system certification and serving as the agent of the recording of trademark businesses. Besides, it is among the first batch of law firms obtaining the electronic certificate for the law firm to act as the agent of trademark registration with the businesses radiating domestically and internationally. Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm is the member of National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, volunteer law firm of All-China Environmental Federation to safeguard legal rights, member of China Dehe Law Firm Association, co-organizer of Chinese Lawyer, chairman unit of Huaihai Maotong Lawyer Alliance, and teaching practice base of Institute of Law and Politics of Jiangsu Normal University. The Xuzhou International Legal Consulting Research Center is set up in Maotong Law Firm. At present, it boasts more than 1500 square meters of office area, over 50 lawyers and workers, among which there are three masters, two doctors, two professors, and three associate professors, and many lawyers with the security practitioner qualification.
Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm has been awarded as one of the top ten legal aid units in Xuzhou, one of the top ten law firms in Xuzhou providing sincerity services and standard practice and the national excellent law firm serving for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. In February, 2013, it was awarded the title of the best commercial legal service unit in Xuzhou. At the beginning of 2014, it was awarded as the titles of Youth Civilization Team of Xuzhou and the Excellent Youth Rights Protection Unit in Xuzhou. It is also the only law firm wining the two titles in that voting in the legal circle. In July, 2012, Maotong Legal Firm published the first Lawyer Social Responsibility Report in Jiangsu Province, which arouses strong reaction in the various circles of the society. In May, 2014, it republished the Layer Social Responsibility Report to practice lawyers’ social responsibilities.
In October, 2013, Ms. Li Yuwen in the Law School of Erasmus University Rotterdam came to Maotong Legal Firm for visit and conducted in-depth communication with Director Liu Maotong, which will jointly promote the further development of legal aid and international legal studies.
Maotong Law Firm has established the first lawyer self-management magazine titled Maotong Magazine by Maotong Law Firm. It has won praises in judicial circle by its distinctive cultural glamor. The media including CCTV, Jiangsu TV, Modern Express of Xinhua News Agency and Chinese Lawyer Website always interviewed and covered the cases handled by Maotong Law Firm. The number of fans in the official sina website of Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm has surpassed 110 thousand in May, 2014. The Lawyer Mr. Liu Maotong of the website has won the title of one of the first top ten civilization websites online in Xuzhou. The Chinese Lawyers Investigation Network affiliated to Maotong Law Firm was once voted as the legal website with the most reference value for the citizens in Guangzhou by Private Economy News. This website has relatively huge influence in the whole county.
Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm has set up many legal professional teams which are all composed of senior layers and experts in the business field, including Company and Intellectual Property Department, Security and Capital Operation Department, Banking and Insurance Business Department, Construction and Real Estate Business Department, Criminal Law Department, Labor Law Department, International Business Department, Civil and Commercial Integrated Business Department, Environmental Law Department, and Non-Litigation Department and so on.
In December, 2012, Jiangsu Maotong Law Firm took the lead to enter the New Urban District of Xuzhou. The concurrent establishment of Xuzhou Foreign Affair Legal Consulting and Research Center as well as the Maotong Law Firm Legal Aid Workstation of Jiangsu Normal University signifies a new beginning. The forest of justice is abundant and the road to safeguard legal rights is unimpeded. Upon the six anniversary of establishment, Maotong Law Firm will keep on adhering to the objective of “going out of Xuzhou and handling the affairs beyond the field of litigation”, to forge the core competitiveness of the lawyer services in Huaihai Economic Zone, grasp new opportunities, embrace new challenges and recreate the new splendor.