Jiaying Li is an Associate with the Beach Law Group, LLP. Her practice focuses on the defense of healthcare facilities, healthcare compliance, insurance litigation, premises liability, and general tort litigation.
Ms. Li initially joined the Beach Law Group, LLP as a law clerk in 2021, and continued her clerkship through law school. She joined the firm as an Associate upon her admission to the California Bar in January 2023.
Ms. Li received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law in 2022, where she served as a member of the Pepperdine Moot Court Team. She attended the University of Miami from 2015 to 2018, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She expects to receive her Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University in May 2023.
While in law school, Ms. Li externed for the Honorable Sandra R. Klein of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. She also served as a law clerk for the Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic and the Pepperdine Restoration and Justice Clinic, where she provided legal services for clients from underprivileged backgrounds and victims of gender-based crimes to facilitate their social reintegration and employment recovery.
Community and Professional Affiliations
Ms. Li is admitted to practice before all California state courts. She is also a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA) and the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA).
The Order of Barristers (2022). (The Order of Barristers is a national honor society that limits its membership to graduating law students and practicing lawyers who demonstrate exceptional skill in trial advocacy, oral advocacy, and brief writing.)
Moot Court Awards
NYU Law National Immigration Law Competition, Quarterfinalist (2021)
William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist (2022)
Elon Law Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, Octofinalist (2021)
College Debate Awards
American Debate Association National College Debate Season Opener Junior Varsity Champion (2018)
Southeast Cross Examination Debate Association Debater of the Year (2018)
Ms. Li has native proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese (Mandarin).
Ms. Li lives in Calabasas. In her free time, she enjoys listening to Audible and exploring boba shops, museums, and botanic gardens.