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Renee (Tong) Li

Renee Li is an associate in the firm’s Business practice group. She focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

Renee counsels clients on business formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and commercial transactions. Once an entrepreneur herself, Renee cares about her clients’ business needs and priorities and delivers practical solutions for their business and legal issues.

Prior to joining Carney Badley Spellman, Renee worked at a law firm in China advising institutional and high-net-worth individual clients on cross-border investment, business structures, and tax planning. She also gained experience in e-commerce and privacy law practice from working as the in-house counsel for a Seattle health-tech startup. During law school, she worked at an international law firm on mergers and acquisitions and completed an externship working for the General Counsel of the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions. Renee is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Renee Li Mandarin Bio PDF

Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star 2023

JD, University of Washington School of Law, 2015

  • King County Bar Foundation Scholar: 2013-2014
  • Senior Managing Editor, Washington International Law Journal

MA, University of Warwick, 2011

MA, University of San Francisco, 2009

BA, Nanjing Forestry University, 2007

State of Washington, 2019

State of Illinois, 2016

Member, Washington State Bar Association

Member, King County Bar Association

Assistant: Lynn Caragol

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