Angela Li

Angela Li joined the firm as an associate in 2019. While at the firm, Ms. Li has focused primarily on white-collar criminal defense matters and complex civil litigation.

Prior to joining as an associate, Ms. Li was a law clerk at the firm throughout her final year of law school. During that time, she was active in representations involving SEC regulatory violations, civil RICO allegations, U.S. Coast Guard investigations, and federal sentencing submissions.


  • Defending individual witnesses and targets in state and federal criminal and regulatory investigations, namely involving wire and mail fraud, obstruction of justice, and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act.
  • Negotiating non-incarceration dispositions in various federal prosecutions and/or investigations involving false representations or filings, bribery, conspiracy, and extortion.
  • Advising clients on matters related to sexual harassment and discrimination under federal, state and local laws, including gender-based and age-based claims.
  • Representing individuals and corporations in state civil and commercial actions involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract claims.
  • Overseeing discovery throughout litigation of both civil and criminal matters, including resolving issues in complex large-scale electronic discovery.

Ms. Li received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2019, with concentrations in both Criminal Justice and Civil Litigation. She received her B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 2015. She is fluent in Mandarin.

While in law school, Ms. Li was a Senior Editor for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition Honor Society, where her team won second place overall in Attorney-Client Advocacy in the INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament in Chicago. She was also a legal intern in the Criminal Appeals Clinic, where she represented an incarcerated client on appeal, including by arguing her case before the Appellate Division, First Department.