Photograph of Patricia L. Wu


  • Harvard Business School, M.B.A.
  • Tufts University, B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa
  • Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po), PISPS


  • French
  • Mandarin
Patricia L. Wu, C&M International Managing Director Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2963
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Patricia Wu is the managing director at C&M International, an international policy and regulatory affairs consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. C&M International is an affiliate of Crowell & Moring, a law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Brussels, and London. Patricia advises multinationals and their trade associations in using international policy tools to support their corporate strategic priorities. She works with clients in consumer goods and food, retail, publishing, life sciences, and medical technology sectors.

Prior to joining C&M International, Patricia held a number of positions in the private sector. At The Estée Lauder Companies, the world's premier prestige beauty company, Patricia launched award-winning products in over 140 markets around the world under the Clinique and Estée Lauder brands. She also launched several global digital and social media marketing programs, many of which were the first of their kind in the industry. Patricia was also with the investment bank of J.P. Morgan in their Global Financial Institutions and Governments group.

Patricia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she co-authored several published case studies focused on business strategy as it relates to government. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Tufts University, with a bachelor of arts in international relations and asian studies. She also holds a degree from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and studied at Peking University. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and French.

Patricia is a Term Member of the Council of Foreign Relations, an officer of Women in International Trade and was recognized by Washington Life Magazine as a "Mover and Shaker 40 and Under" (2013 and 2015).


Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "This Month in International Trade — January 2017," International Trade Bulletin (February 9, 2017). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Paul Davies, Andrew Blasi, Cari N. Stinebower, W. Scott Douglas, Mariana Pendás, Patricia L. Wu, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Charles C. Hwang, Charles De Jager, Melissa Morris, Daniel Cannistra, Eduardo Mathison, Carlton Greene, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Lorenzo Di Masi, Gordon McAllister, Robert A. Burton, Lorraine M. Campos, Peter Eyre, Elizabeth Buehler, Alan W. H. Gourley, James G. Flood, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Monique D. Almy
  • "This Month in International Trade — December 2016," International Trade Bulletin (January 11, 2017). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Patricia L. Wu, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Charles C. Hwang, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Gordon McAllister, Lorenzo Di Masi, Alan W. H. Gourley, Wing Cheung, Joel Mallord, James G. Flood, Daniel W. Wolff, Thomas A. Lorenzen
  • "This Month in International Trade - August 2016," International Trade Bulletin (September 8, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Aaron Marx, Paul Davies, David (Dj) Wolff, Alexander H. Schaefer, Daniel Cannistra, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Charles De Jager, Kate Clemans, Patricia L. Wu, Ryan MacFarlane, Michael E. Schmitz, Andrew Blasi, Tracy T. Huang, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Mariana Pendás, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "EU Parliament Votes in Favor of Mandatory EU Conflict Minerals Regime," Advertising & Product Risk Management Alert (June 2015). Contacts: Grégoire Ryelandt, Patricia L. Wu, Tracy T. Huang
  • "New Global Rules for Use of Marine Genetic Materials?," Advertising & Product Risk Management Alert (February 19, 2015). Contacts: Patricia L. Wu, David (Dj) Wolff
  • "This Month In International Trade - May 2011," International Trade Bulletin (May 31, 2011). Contacts: John B. Brew, Patricia L. Wu, Adelicia R. Cliffe

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