Victor Hsu

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9326
Los Angeles
United States
T:+1 213 892 9326


Victor Hsu is a partner in the Los Angeles office. He is a transactional lawyer with a background in public finance, banking and commercial law, general corporate matters, and mergers and acquisitions.

Victor's corporate clients include both publicly traded and privately held companies in various industry sectors, including retail, manufacturing, technology and software. His public finance practice emphasizes public power, transportation, water and wastewater issues, affordable housing and lease financing. His expertise also extends to interest rate swap agreements and derivative products.

Professional experience

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JD, Yale Law School, 1987
MBA, Yale School of Management, 1987
AB, Princeton University, 1983

Victor is a graduate of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and was awarded the Aaron Austin Godfrey Memorial Scholarship Prize.  He received an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship to attend the Yale School of Management and served as an editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review

Victor was admitted to practice law in California in 1987.

  • California State Bar
  • Representing the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in connection with four TIFIA Loans funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation aggregating nearly $2 billion in principal amount
  • Serving as Bond Counsel to the San Diego Association of Governments in a securitization of FTA Grant Receipts that was honored by The Bond Buyer as its 2019 "Deal of the Year" for the Far West Region
  • Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, 2021 Minority Leader of Influence
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2005 - 2010, 2012 - 2017
  • Recipient, Global Inclusion Award, Norton Rose Fulbright, 2019
  • Contributing Editor, "Mechanics of Document Drafting" and "Drafting Principles: Strategy, Standards, and Ethics" chapters in Drafting Business Contracts, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 2021
  • Contributing Editor, "Declaring and Paying Dividends and Other Distributions" chapter in Counseling California Corporations, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 2010 – 2020
  • Contributing Editor, "Defining Events of Default," "Remedies" and "Risk Allocation" chapters in Drafting Business Contracts, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 2004 - 2010
  • "SEC Applies Qualitative Materiality Factors of SAB 99 in Enforcement Action against Huntington Bancshares Accounting Fraud," Fulbright Legal Update, July 2005
  • Contributor, Legal Opinions in Business Transactions (Excluding the Remedies Opinion), Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section, State Bar of California, May 2005
  • "The Ease of Entry Doctrine in Merger Law," 20 Pacific Law Journal 75, 1988; reprinted in 31 Corporate Practice Commentator 273, 1989
  • Vice-Chair, Corporations Committee, State Bar of California Business Law Section
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Asian Americans in Public Finance, Founding Board Member
  • Princeton Schools Committee and Alumni Schools Committee, West Los Angeles Regional Chair
  • Princeton Class of '83 Special Gifts Committee


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