Jia Li

Associate Indianapolis

Jia Li is admitted to practice law in Indiana, New York, California, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  Ms. Li represents corporations in employment-related matters before federal/state courts and administrative agencies, including matters involving employment discrimination, wage and hour, family and medical leave, wrongful discharge, trade secret and unfair competition, and class action. In addition to defending businesses against employment-related claims, Ms. Li counsels corporations on a variety of employment compliance issues, and assist multinational corporations with employment matters that concern operations in different countries.     

Ms. Li’s practice also includes data protection and privacy laws. She has advised clients on privacy issues governed by federal statutes and FTC regulations, handled large data breach issues for national clients, assisted corporations with breach notification requirements under state laws, counseled multinational clients on minimizing liabilities arising from employment-related data collection or transfer, and managed the risks associated with a data breach, workplace surveillance, or other privacy-related matters.

Ms. Li received her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana. While attending law school, Ms. Li served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies; was awarded honors in both oral advocacy and brief writing in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition; and represented the school in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.

Originally from China, Ms. Li holds an LL.B. from one of the most prestigious law schools in China, was issued a Legal Professional Qualification Certificate by China’s Ministry of Justice, and has practiced as a litigator in China. She is fluent in multiple Chinese dialects, including Mandarin and Cantonese.    


Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • America China Society of Indiana (Executive Member, Board of Directors)

Speeches:

  • Indiana Chamber, Indiana Human Resources Update - ''“FMLA, ADA, and GINA! Oh My!”'' - South Bend - August 14, 2015
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Small Business Employment Law Seminar - ''Hot Topics in Wages: Overtime, Deductions, Tips'' - Indianapolis - November 13, 2014
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Summer 2014 - Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies - "A Trail to Modernity: Observations on the New Developments of China's Evidence Legislation Movement in a Global Context"
April 10, 2014 - JURIST - "Causal Analyses in ERISA § 510 and the Affordable Care Act § 1558"

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