Bob Li is a dispute resolution lawyer with a focus on government investigations and white collar defense. He represents multinational companies and provides compliance advice to corporate clients that may be subject to internal investigations and enforcement actions by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
In addition to handling multiple internal investigations into China-based employees' misconduct, Bob's other recent experience includes assisting a Chinese financial institution in its response to a subpoena for records in a U.S. government investigation, advising a Chinese state-owned enterprise in a civil litigation in a federal district court in the United States, advising the Chinese subsidiary of a technology conglomerate in an arbitration in Shanghai, advising a U.S.-listed company in joint venture disputes with its Chinese partners, and assisting a top electronic manufacturer with its voluntary disclosures to OFAC.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Bob worked in a boutique litigation firm in Chicago, Illinois, where he advised clients on commercial litigation and government investigation matters before state and federal courts. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
- University of Illinois (J.D. cum laude 2017); University of International Relations (LL.B. 2014)
- Illinois and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois