May Lu

May Lu

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.
 | 2525 East Camelback Road, Seventh Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-255-6032
Fax: 602-255-0103
Email: May Lu
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (50%),
  • Closely Held Business (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    May Lu serves the transactional needs of businesses and their owners by assisting them with business formations of limited liability companies and corporations, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations (such as conversions and domestications), recapitalizations, succession and exit planning strategies, general business planning, joint venture agreement, owner agreements such as operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, and shareholder agreements, and other commercial agreements.  She also provides guidance to businesses concerning business divorce, disputes among owners, and related fiduciary duties.  In addition, May assists clients with regulatory and governance issues related to the U.S. Small Business Administration and other federal, state, and local programs.

    May has been recognized as one of the Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars since 2012 in the area of mergers and acquisitions. She is actively involved with the Joint Task Force of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Middle Market and Small Business Committees ("MMSB") of the American State Bar's Business Law Section that is drafting short form purchase agreements.  She has been appointed one of the Vice-Chairs of MMSB for a 3-year term beginning in September 2020. 

    May's commitment to giving back to the community includes her involvement on the Board of Directors and as pro bono General Counsel of ACLU-Arizona and in volunteering with the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law's Business Legal Assistance Program, for which she was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Volunteer Lawyer.  She is also an alumna of the 2011-2012 Class of the Bar Leadership Institute sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona. Additionally, she is the current Immediate Past President of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association.

    Upon graduation from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, May served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Lawrence F. Winthrop, of the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.  While in law school, May was an Intern Prosecutor for the Pima County Attorney's Office and a Law Clerk for the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County.  May was also a Managing Editor of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.

    Prior to law school, May's interest in assisting businesses motivated her to attend Arizona State University and its Barrett Honors College on a National Merit Scholarship to study economics, international business, and Spanish.

    About May Lu

    Admitted: 2008, Arizona

    Professional Webpage:


    • In appreciation of May's generous service to The M&A Source as Online Education Chair, 2016 M&A Source Service Award, 2016
    • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law 2011 Outstanding Volunteer Lawyer, 2011
    • National Merit Scholar, 2000

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member (2020-Present)
    • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member (2008-Present)
    • Arizona Asian American Bar Association - Member of the Board of Directors (2014-Present), Co-Chair of the Arizona Collaborative Bar (2015-2016), Secretary (2016-2018), Vice President (2018-2019), President (2019-2020), Immediate Past President (2020-2021)
    • Member, Arizona Exit Planning Institute (2017-Present), EPI AZ Owner Engagement Program (2018)
    • American Bar Association - Business Law Section (2008-Present), Mergers and Acquisitions and Middle Market and Small Business Committees, Vice Chair of Middle Market and Small Business Committee (2020-2023)
    • State Bar of Arizona - Arizona Attorney Magazine Editorial Board (2013-2018); Business Section (2009-Present), Conversion and Merger Subcommitte (2013-2014); Bar Leadership Institute (2011-2012); Certified CLE Presenter through the CLE Institute (2014); Co-Chair of 2017 Convention (2016-2017); Member of 2018 Convention Committee (2018-2019)
    • The M&A Source, Member and Co-Chair of Online Education Committee (2014-2016)
    • Member, Global Chamber Phoenix (2017-2018)
    • Member of Lorna Lockwood Inn of Court (2007-2012)
    • Member of Association of Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter, Young Dealmakers (2015-Present), Arizona Women in Business and Leadership Group (2016-Present)
    • Member, Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors, Arizona Chapter (2017-Present)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Coach and Mentor for Chaparral High School’s Mock Trial Team (2000-2011)
    • Volunteer Presenter for U.S. Small Business Administration's Boots to Business Program (2015-Present)
    • Volunteer for Arizona State University’s Epps Consulting Forensic Accounting Program (2010-2012)
    • Pro Bono General Counsel and Member of the Board of Directors of ACLU-Arizona (2014-Present)
    • Volunteer for Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Business Legal Assistance Program (2011-2015)
    • Small Business Leadership Council of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (2012-2016)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


    • Representation of equine and canine cooling and recovery products company in sale to strategic buyer, 2019
    • Representation of valve distribution company to a private equity group, 2014
    • Representation of insurance agency in acquisition of two insurance, consulting and brokerage services companies, 2017
    • Representation of home health agency in sale to strategic buyer, 2016
    • Representation of misting systems manufacturer in sale to private equity group, 2017
    • Representation of seller in sale of streaming services company to a private equity group, 2018
    • Representation of healthcare compliance company in sale to private equity group, 2017
    • Representation of sellers in sale of restoration service company to its employees, 2020
    • Representation of a biotechnology firm in sale to an international strategic acquirer, 2019
    • Representation of nationwide value-add manufacturer and supplier of branded glass products in sale to a private equity group, 2019


    Educational Background:

    • Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, B.S. Economics, Minor in Spanish, International Business Certificate, Summa Cum Laude, 2004
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    Office Location for May Lu

    2525 East Camelback Road
    Seventh Floor
    Phoenix, AZ 85016

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    Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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