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Dielai Yang

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036-6516
Tel: 212.833.1178
Fax: 212.373.7978

Dielai Yang joined Friedman Kaplan in November 2020 to focus on complex commercial litigation. 

Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Ms. Yang was a litigation associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. During law school, she externed in the chambers of the Hon. Gerard Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and served as the annual conference co-chair for the Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association.  Ms. Yang is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Outside the Office

Ms. Yang was selected as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2022 class of Pathfinders, a program offering leadership and career development training for high-performing, up-and-coming attorneys.

Fast Facts


Columbia University School of Law, J.D. (2018)

Wellesley College, B.A. (2013)

Bar Admissions

State of New York

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Honors and Awards

Member, Pi Sigma Alpha 

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Law Review and Publications

Staff Editor, Columbia Journal of Asian Law

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