Ling Yao

(716) 504-5777
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Ms. Yao concentrates her practice in the area of commercial litigation, and white collar criminal defense and government investigations. She will have a particular focus on class action.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York


  • University of California Berkeley School of Law, J.D., 2021
  • Nanjing University School of Law, B.L., 2018


  • Mandarin

Professional Associations

  • Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Past Activities

  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Ming W. Chin, Supreme Court of California, 2020
  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Qiu Xiaomin, Supreme People’s Court of the PRC (Third Circuit Court), 2017-2018
  • Judicial Extern, Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court, 2015