Weiyu (Livia) Li

Associate
wli@yklaw.us
(212) 837-2600
Location: New York, NY

Livia Li is an associated attorney of YK Law LLP and is admitted to New York State Bar in 2018. She also has legal experience in China. She earned her International Economic Law Degree from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and her LLM degree from Emory University School of Law.

Livia Li practices principally in the areas of Real Estate and Corporate Law, Wills and Trust, and Entertainment & Media. Particularly, Ms. Li specializes in Residential and Commercial purchase and sales, Title Transfer, Closings, Bulk Sales, Commercial Lease review and negotiation and has extensive experience in assisting high net worth clientele from China.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law (2016)
  • Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (2015)

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar (2018)

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association

Languages

  • Chinese

Publications or Appearances

  • “Discussion of District Jurisdiction Legislative System and Construction”, Annual Meeting of Guangdong Legislative Association, May 2015

Experience

  • Independently closed 200 + deals for commercial and residential real estate transactions in New York area.
  • Represented plaintiff small business owners in New York in a breach of contract lawsuit against Yamibuy (Transocean Resources Management, Inc.).
  • Represented William (Zhibo) Wang, the Chairman of Guangchuan Media Group, founder of Shanghai Guangchuan Culture Media Co., Ltd. in EB-1A immigration case.
  • Represented landlord clients in massive landlord-tenant eviction lawsuits in New York Civil Court.
  • Drafted and translated legal indentures and instruments in English and Chinese, include but not limit to contracts, leases, deed, wills and trusts, mortgage, promissory note, investment agreement, corporate formation documents.
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