Karis Yi focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. She began her career at the firm as a summer associate in 2018. 

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Yi interned in the Office of the Legal Adviser in the US Department of State and the United Nations Development Programme. She was also a judicial extern for the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan, then of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, and served low-wage and unemployed clients facing employment law issues with the Legal Aid Society in New York City.  

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Yi worked for various research and advocacy organizations in the area of international politics.

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  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2019

      Columbia Law Review

      James Kent Scholar

    • BA, Politics, Princeton University, 2016

      cum laude Certificate in Latin American Studies
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • California