Lin Li

Legal Consultant, Shanghai



Lin Li is a Legal Consultant in the Shanghai office and has worked in international trade for over 15 years. He focuses on quantitative and strategic analysis in the trade remedy legal field, particularly in antidumping proceedings involving "non-market economy" countries, such as China.

He is experienced in dealing with complex rules and procedures in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before government authorities from multiple jurisdictions, including the US Department of Commerce, the US International Trade Commission, the European Commission and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, among others. He has assisted clients on matters across a wide range of industries, including steel products, chemical products, paper, automobile parts and accessories, consumer products, agriculture, and plastics, among others.

Lin also provides trade reporting and advisory services for multinational corporations, trade associations and sovereign clients on the cross-border movement of goods and services with regard to trade and customs matters, overseas investment, market access and other relevant implementing procedures, such as implementation of regional and bilateral free trade agreements, rules of origin, domestic labeling, product standards, and other customs and regulatory issues. His regulatory and compliance experience also extends to white collar region, including FCPA/anti-corruption matters.

Lin joined White & Case in the Shanghai Office in 2007, and rejoined the Firm's in 2017 after completing his master of law (with distinction) at Georgetown University Law Center. Before joining in White & Case, Lin worked as a trade consultant for a boutique law firm focused on China trade remedy defense work and was part of a team that secured a landmark victory before the US Department of Commerce for one of China's largest exporters of frozen warmwater shrimp.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
International Legal Studies
Georgetown University Law Center
East China University of Politics and Law


Assisted in securing negative determinations for China's relevant industries in separate antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the US International Trade Commission involving imports of coated free sheet paper, steel wheels and 53-foot domestic containers.

Advising a leading multinational real estate developer on compliance issues arising out of its China operations, ranging from gifts, meals, hospitalities, to use of vendors and contractors, as well as a series of internal investigations into allegations of fraud, conflicts of interests and bribery.

Speaking Engagements

"Dialogue Conference Limiting Risk of Origin Fraud and Trade Remedies in Export Activities", Vietnam's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOIT), Hanoi, December 2019

Awards and Recognition

CALI Excellence For The Future Award, 2017