Yvonne Chan joins Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice in Boston

The global law firm Jones Day announced that Yvonne W. Chan has joined the Firm as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice, based in the Boston Office.

Ms. Chan focuses on business and commercial litigation matters, as well as government and internal investigations. She has experience working with clients across many highly regulated industries, including financial institutions, technology and life sciences companies, and private equity firms. Ms. Chan has particular experience representing colleges and universities with disputes involving student affairs, wrongful death, and personal injury.

"Yvonne is talented, experienced, and is a great addition to our deep litigation bench," said John Majoras, Co-Leader of Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice. "Her versatility across a broad business and commercial litigation landscape will be valuable to our clients around the world and I am pleased to welcome her to the Firm."

At Jones Day, Ms. Chan joins an acclaimed worldwide team of experienced trial lawyers who serve clients in business and government disputes, torts, and civil litigation, from counseling through trial and appeal. She brings to the practice a robust track record in areas of importance to Jones Day's clients, such as financial markets litigation, life sciences disputes, and higher education litigation.

"Yvonne will help us deepen our litigation capabilities, expand the cross-office teams we assemble to handle trials, and increase our visibility to clients here in Boston," said Colleen Laduzinski, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Boston Office. "Her experience in the life sciences and financial services industries are especially valuable to our local team, as is her deep experience representing colleges and universities in the New England region."

Ms. Chan earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Harvard Law School. She is a frequently published author on emerging legal issues affecting higher education institutions and is active in pro bono matters involving wrongfully convicted individuals.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.