LL.M., The George Washington University Law School (2011)
LL.B., B.A. (Scholarship Recipient), Beijing Foreign Studies University Law School (2010)
SUBSTANTIVE PRACTICE AREAS
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals (DC and Second Circuits)
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court, E.D. Mich.
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Yifei “Evelyn” Li (李一飞), is an internationally trained attorney specializing in complex litigation, antitrust law, tort, intellectual property, and Chinese law. After law school, Ms. Li received an L.L.M. in Intellectual Property from The George Washington University Law School. Since joining Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP in 2013, Ms. Li has litigated a number of cases, including In re Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Mich. MDL 2311), In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation (N.D. Ohio MDL 2804), In re Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y. MDL 2481), and In Re: HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Checking Account Overdraft Litigation (E.D.N.Y. MDL 2451). Her work at CGL has contributed to settlements of over $1.6 billion for indirect purchasers in antitrust litigation, including approximately $400 million in settlements for automobile dealership plaintiffs. Ms. Li served as counsel in complex litigation, including:
In re Auto Parts Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Mich. MDL 2311) Served as one of the principal attorneys in the litigation, prosecuted forty cases representing automobile dealerships across the country against upstream OEM part-suppliers who fixed prices and rigged bids; briefed scores of motions and successfully argued a number of them before the federal court; led the dealership discovery effort against over fifty different defendants; contributed significantly to over $300 million in settlements for the indirect purchaser automobile dealership plaintiffs.
In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation (N.D. Ohio MDL 2804) Representing hospitals in cases against companies that fraudulently marketed and distributed opioids in the United States; prepares and drafts complaints and briefs for the hospitals; successfully defended multiple motions to dismiss in federal and state courts throughout the litigation; conducted in-depth legal research for the hospitals.
Prior to joining Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Ms. Li interned for Chief Judge Randall R. Rader at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. As a judicial intern for Chief Judge Rader, Ms. Li worked on cases involving complex patent litigation and international trade disputes.
Prior to coming to the U.S., Ms. Li. took courses of American law during law school, and worked for judges at a district court in Wuhan, China. She also interned with a large domestic firm specializing in capital markets, Jingtian & Gongcheng, in Beijing.
Ms. Li enjoys playing the Guzheng, a traditional Chinese musical instrument, in her free time. She has participated in numerous musical competitions and her skill has been recognized at provincial and national levels.
Ms. Li is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin).
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