P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Anita Yang Hsu, 1998

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, MBK Real Estate Companies

Anita Yang Hsu is an immigrant from Taiwan

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a JD in Law at University of California, Berkeley

Anita Yang Hsu is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of MBK Real Estate Companies. She currently oversees all related legal matters for MBK Real Estate and its subsidiaries, MBK Senior Living, MBK Rental Living, MBK Homes and MBK Industrial Properties.

Before joining MBK, she was a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, specializing in real estate transactions, including complex acquisitions and dispositions, financing, leasing and other matters related to the ownership and development of commercial, industrial, residential and retail properties. She also served (on secondment) as in-house legal counsel for an alternative energy company.

A recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Anita received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and was the recipient of the Departmental Citation awarded to one undergraduate in recognition of distinguished undergraduate work in Psychology.

Anita is married to Jack Hsu, and they have a daughter and a son.

  • JD Law | University of California, Berkeley 2001
  • BA Psychology | University of California, Berkeley 1998
Work History
  • MBK Real Estate Companies, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
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