L&L Energy Appoints Strategic Advisor

SEATTLE, June 5, 2012. L & L Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLEN) (“L&L” or “the Company”), a U.S. company with a five-year track
record of profitable businesses, has appointed Mr. Mohan Datwani as Strategic Advisor. Mr. Datwani will work with the Company on
corporate strategy, including relating to the implementation of the Company’s stock repurchase program, as appropriate.

Mr. Datwani was formerly a partner of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a U.S.-based international law firm. He has represented
leading global financial institutions and advised on energy projects, corporate acquisitions, and capital raisings. He was formerly part
of senior management of an energy and resource developer, operating in Mongolia, which is publicly traded in Hong Kong. Since Mr.
Datwani joined L&L in 2011, his role has expanded to actively advising management. He is admitted as a solicitor in England, Wales
and Hong Kong and holds an LLB from the University of Hong Kong and an MBA (with Distinction) from the University of Iowa. Based
in Hong Kong, Mr. Datwani speaks fluent English and Chinese and frequently travels to China for business.

About L&L
L&L was incorporated in 1995 by the Company’s Chairman and CEO. The Company has grown from a single employee to more than
a thousand over the past 17 years. L&L has entered an expansion phase, seeking to consolidate mines in China and expand its
sphere of business operations. Using its U.S.-style quality assurance processes, the Company is upgrading its mining portfolio and
expanding its distribution network for strategic revenue growth.

Forward Looking Statements

The statements contained words that are not historical fact, including statements related to Company's future performance, are all
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and that involve a number of
uncertainties. Actual results of the future events described in this document could differ materially. Other than as required under the
securities laws, the Company does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.


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