L&L Energy Announces Appointment of Senior Counsel

Mar 31, 2011, 14:56 ET from L & L Energy, Inc.

SEATTLE, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire -- L & L Energy, Inc., (Nasdaq: LLEN) ("L&L" or the "Company"), a U.S.-based company since 1995 with coal mining and distribution businesses in China, announced today that Jim H. Young has joined the Company as Senior Counsel. Mr. Young joins L&L from Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in Seattle.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, Mr. Young specialized in business transactions, equity and debt financing, and international business operations. In his legal practice, Mr. Young assisted clients in entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements as well as public securities matters and debt financing. Mr. Young earned his JD from the University of Washington School of Law and is licensed under the Washington State Bar Association. He also holds an MBA from the University of Florida Graduate School of Business, earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of Hawaii School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida. Mr. Young is a U.S. citizen and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Dickson Lee, Chairman and CEO of L&L Energy commented, "Jim's experience and skills perfectly complement L&L's mission of combining Western management practices with Chinese language skills and cultural experience to deliver value to our shareholders. We look forward to Jim having a positive impact on our business and welcome him to the L&L team."

About L & L Energy

L & L Energy (Nasdaq: LLEN) was founded in 1995, is headquartered in Seattle, and is engaged in coal mining, washing, coking and distribution in Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces. The Company has additional offices in Kunming, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Taipei and produces thermal and metallurgical coals. During the fiscal year ended April 30, 2010, the Company achieved revenue growth of 167% and net income growth of 230% over the previous fiscal year. In June 2010, L & L's stock was added to the Russell 3000® Index. For more information, see www.llenergyinc.com.


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