L.L.B., Beijing Foreign Studies University; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
Yi is the Executive Director of Graduate and International Programs at Georgetown Law. She has practiced law in Beijing, New York City, and Seattle, and has clerked at the Supreme Court of the People’s Republic of China. She serves as General Counsel of a publicly listed real estate development company in Hong Kong, managing risks for its U.S. subsidiaries and projects. In her early career, she worked in private practice in New York City, assisting high-net-worth individuals on immigration and legacy planning matters and helping U.S.-based issuers raise capital from overseas investors.
She is the founder of Master of Laws Interviews Project sharing the fascinating journeys and insights from internationally trained lawyers who have successfully navigated the legal profession in the U.S. or have built an international legal career. Her goal is to tell the stories of these lawyers, inspire and educate the future generations of professionals with an international background.