Our Management Team - Bio
Irwin K. Liu, Esq.
Irwin Liu is the Vice President, Chief Counsel and Principal Shareholder of Summit Associates. Irwin joined Summit Associates in 1985, prior to which he was a senior partner at Liu & Choy, working as one of the closing attorneys for HSBC, M&T Bank, Columbia Equities Ltd, and The Chinese American Bank. He is admitted to the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Irwin is the author of numerous articles about title insurance
and has been profiled and quoted in The New York Times and
Chinese Real Estate Weekly as well as been featured on The
History Channel with Monte Markham. He is former counsel
to The National Association of Asian American Professionals
and is a licensed real estate and casualty/property insurance
broker. Some of Irwin’s notable work includes work for The
Government of Malaysia, Ka Wah Bank Headquarters, The Government
of Brunei, and advisor in the trust and estates department
for The Bank of New York. Over the last 20 years, he had
worked as closing attorney for many banks, such as Chase,
The Chinese American Bank, First Bank of Arizona, GreenPoint,
HSBC, IndyMac, National City Bank, Washington Mutual Bank
and Wells Fargo.
Irwin earned his Doctor of Law from Emory University. He did his undergraduate work at Boston University.
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