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Yiqing Shi focuses on white collar defenses and complex commercial litigation. Yiqing has experience in high-stake complex litigation in federal and state courts, securities investigation and litigation, and other government agency investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Yiqing clerked for the Honorable Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. While attending law school, she served as the executive managing editor of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Debra Ann Livingston of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Yiqing is fluent in Mandarin.


  • Sotheby’s in a major victory after a three-week jury trial in the Southern District of New York. Defeated all claims that client had colluded with art dealer Yves Bouvier to sell works of art to a Russian oligarch at highly inflated prices. The alleged fraud had been considered one of the largest art frauds in history, valued at up to $1 billion. Accent Delight v. Sotheby’s, 18 Civ. 9011 (JMF).
  • Billionaire entrepreneur in connection with various federal securities and derivative civil litigations in the SDNY.
  • Former Chief Legal Officer of public utility in connection with an ongoing public corruption investigation of the company by the DOJ and SEC and related civil class action and litigation.
  • American financial services company in New York Attorney General investigation regarding business and advertising practices.
  • Sanofi in product liability litigation concerning Zantac. 



  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2019, James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • LL.B., Fudan University, 2016


  • New York


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, The Honorable Pamela K. Chen