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undefinedYanXiong "Michael" Li

Senior Associate

Nevada
Tel: (702) 475-7964
Direct: (702) 637-2235

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Michael Li is a senior litigation associate whose practice focuses on civil litigation in courts throughout Nevada. Mr. Li has extensive experience with real estate title and foreclosure litigation, corporate governance issues as well as commercial landlord-tenant disputes. He has tried several, and negotiated countless other, successful resolutions on behalf of mortgage servicers, property managers, corporate managers and real estate investors, including judgment voiding a $1.4 million senior lien in favor of a junior secured creditor and nominal payout in a novel whistleblower action brought on behalf of the federal government.

Mr. Li handles a diverse range of civil case types, including breach of contract and warranty claims, commercial disputes, real estate title and lien issues, civil fraud claims, fiduciary duty claims, business tort claims, shareholder and partner disputes, and counseling of clients during investigations by state and federal agencies.

As a first-generation immigrant from Shanghai, China, Mr. Li is the first among his family to earn a bachelor's degree from University of California after interning with the CA Governor's Office of Constituent Affairs. Prior to earning his juris doctor degree, Mr. Li interned with Jun He Law Offices (君合律师事务所) at its Shanghai branch office, where he worked on various cross-border strategic M&As and corporate restructuring projects. Further, he complemented his legal studies with experience on the Editorial Staff of Nevada Law Journal (aka Law Review) and a judicial externship for then-Chief Justice, Michael L. Douglas of the Nevada Supreme Court.

Mr. Li is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese and Shanghainese (国语和上海话).

Primary Practice Areas: Title Curative; Landlord-Tenant; Corporate Governance

Select Honors: Super Lawyers Mountain States Rising Star in Civil Litigation (2018-2020); Legal Elite Up & Coming Real Property Law and Litigation Attorney (2016); "Current Issues on Marijuana Dispensaries: Bankruptcy Reorganizations" – Communique

Education

  • University of California, Riverside (B.A., Economics/Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2008)
  • William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., 2011)

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