Carol Li represents and counsels clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, arbitration proceedings, and internal investigations.
Carol has experience representing financial institutions and corporate clients in breach of contract disputes, antitrust litigation, claims arising under False Claims Act, and employment matters. She has diverse litigation experience, including briefing and motions practice in state and federal courts, offensive and defensive discovery, and witness preparation.
Carol volunteers for Working in the Schools (WITS), a literacy-focused nonprofit that mentors students in Chicago Public Schools. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on matters involving constitutional police reform as part of the Firm's Constitutional Policing & Civil Justice Reform Initiative.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Carol served as a law clerk for Judge Kenneth F. Ripple on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. summa cum laude 2020; Executive Managing Editor, Notre Dame Law Review; Moot Court Board); Northwestern University (B.A. in Political Science and Sociology 2013)
- Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Law Clerk to Judge Kenneth F. Ripple, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2020-2021); Extern to Judge Thomas M. Durkin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Summer 2018)