Natalie Li focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on contractual and intellectual property disputes, including copyright, trademark and trade secret claims. She has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, technology, education, entertainment, and financial services, in federal court, state court and arbitration. She also regularly counsels clients, writes, and speaks on the intersection between copyright and artificial intelligence issues. Ms. Li’s recent clients includes a multinational technology conglomerate, a leading company in generative artificial intelligence, an American daily fantasy sports contest and sports betting company, a major file hosting service and a multinational financial services firm and one of the largest banks in the US. She has managed cases through discovery, motions practice and appeal.   

In addition, Ms. Li maintains an active pro bono practice in fair housing and employment discrimination.  Her pro bono clients include Open Communities Alliance in their housing discrimination action against the Town of Woodbridge, Connecticut. As a student attorney in Georgetown’s Civil Rights Clinic, Ms. Li litigated employment discrimination claims on behalf of agency employees asserting their rights under Title VII.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Li was an associate at another international law firm in New York and clerked for the Honorable William F. Kuntz of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Before attending law school, Ms. Li worked as a Teach for America Corps Member in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Li received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center and her AB in English from Harvard University.


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  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018

      cum laude
    • BA, English, Harvard University, 2013

      cum laude

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. William F. Kuntz, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019



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