William Li Associate

(212) 867-5297

William Li - Employment Lawyer- The Boyd Law Group

Practice Areas:

  • Traditional Labor Law
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation


William has been an associate of The Boyd Law Group, PLLC since September 2009 and represents both individuals and businesses in labor and employment litigation issues. Some of the most common issues that he works on include discrimination, harassment, retaliation (including those arising from violation of the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act), wage and hour law, union conflicts, and negotiating and drafting of compensation and departure agreements. In addition, William helps businesses implement preventive measures and policies. William also has some commercial litigation experience in the areas of shareholder derivative litigations, corporate divorces and breach of contract disputes. He is fluent in two dialects of Chinese.


St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. (2009)

Syracuse University, B.S. (2003)

Dual major in: Marketing; Information Management & Technology. Minor in Political Science

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Federal Court Admissions:

  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of New Jersey

Press and Publications:

August 2017 - BLG associate William Li quoted in the World Journal relating to the New York sick leave law. World Journal Article: 家護帶薪病假-市消費局調查違規-2/

July 2017 - William Li presented to the Chinese American Restaurant Service Association in Chinatown relating to employment laws relevant to the food and service industry. http://www.worldjournal.com/5061191/article-華裔勞工遇不平等-循法維

March 2010 - Don’t be Evil: Google and Antitrust, Michigan IT Lawyer by State Bar of Michigan, Volume 27

Please refer to our Press and Publications page.


William speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.