Kelly Li


Of Counsel


Practice Areas:

Antitrust. Class Actions. Complex Business.

Client Sectors:

Consumer Optics. Emerging Technologies. Entrepreneurship. Finance & Banking.

Kelly Li is an accomplished attorney with both in-house and major law firm experience advising and representing clients on complex business, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate matters. Li, who is fluent in Cantonese Chinese, provides counsel that combines the practical and the strategic in navigating domestic and international commercial transactions, negotiations, and disputes.

Li has handled a variety of matters across industries, ranging from small and middle-market mergers and acquisitions, commercial contract disputes, cross-border strategic partnerships and joint ventures, to $100-million real estate developments, property management and leasing, retail and luxury goods, brand licensing, apparel, manufacturing and logistics across the United States, Italy, Hong Kong and China. Li is also an adept e-discovery attorney, managing and overseeing large document review using technology and data analysis to develop efficient and cost effective production methodologies.

Born in Hong Kong and raised on the East Coast of the United States, Li is licensed to practice law in California, New York, and New Jersey. She began her career at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in the general corporate / mergers & acquisitions group in New York City.

Li has a significant academic background, holding a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an M.B.A. from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. During her time as a law student, she was a visiting J.D. scholar at the New York University School of Law and later pursued an Entertainment Law Certificate from the University of Southern California. Li received her B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

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