David Li


David Li
David Li is an associate in Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department. He has experience advising distressed companies in a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, energy, and retail sectors.

Mr. Li’s practice includes working on teams to represent debtors and other stakeholders in large, complex, restructuring transactions. From 2016 to 2017, Mr. Li clerked for the Honorable Stuart M. Bernstein at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Li also writes on current bankruptcy issues, with articles published on the Weil Bankruptcy Blog and on the Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable. Additionally, he has served as a teaching assistant for a business reorganization course at Cardozo Law School.

Mr. Li received his B.S., with highest distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009, where he was a Kenan-Flagler GLOBE Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2015, where he served as an editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Li also taught high school math for several years. He currently serves on the board of trustees for a charter high school in Brooklyn.

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