Marianne Chow is a counsel at Hearst Corporation, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies, where she is a member of the international corporate team in the Office of General Counsel. She focuses her practice on cross-border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial agreements and other transactional matters. Prior to joining Hearst Corporation, Marianne was a corporate associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where she was a member of the Finance Group and primarily represented private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in financing transactions, including acquisition and other leveraged financings and asset-based facilities.
Marianne received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School in 2007. Prior to law school, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Yokohama, Japan, where she performed comparative research on immigration policies and socio-economic development of Chinese communities in Japan and the United States. Marianne earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University in 2003 where she majored in International Relations and minored in Japanese.
Marianne has been an active member of AABANY since 2014. She served as the Vice President, Programs and Operations from 2015-2016 and as co-chair of the Women’s Committee and Career Placement Committee from 2014-2015.