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Dr. Li is a financial economist with expertise in issues related to securities, capital markets, corporate finance, and financial econometrics. He has extensive experience helping clients solve academically rigorous problems.

Dr. Li consults on matters related to structured products, commodities, derivatives, valuation, corporate governance, market efficiency, venture capital, fixed income, foreign exchange transactions, credit rating, and financial institutions. He is experienced in analyzing large scale financial data with sophisticated statistical tools.

Dr. Li leads project teams providing litigation support in both US court matters and international arbitrations. His work has included several high-profile cases. Notable examples include In re: Facebook Inc. Class C Reclassification Litigation, as well as matters related to the alleged manipulation of benchmark rates such as LIBOR and ISDAfix. His research has been featured on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.

Institutional Trading, Information Production, and Forced CEO Turnovers
April 2021
Thomas J. Chemmanur, Yingzhen Li, Gang Hu, and Jing Xie
Published in the Journal of Corporate Finance
Securities Class Actions: Trading Models to Estimate Individual Investor Trading Activity and Aggregate Damages
May 2017
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
The Role of Institutional Investors in Open-Market Share Repurchase Programs
December 29, 2014
Yingzhen Li, Thomas Chemmanur, and Yingzhen Li
Published in Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
News & Events
April 01, 2021
Yingzhen Li Coauthors Article on Institutional Trading and Information Flows Related to CEO Turnovers

The turnover of a CEO, whether forced or voluntary, can have significant long-term effects on the future performance of a firm. Brattle Senior Associate Dr. Yingzhen Li has coauthored an article on institutional trading and information flows surrounding CEO turnovers in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

July 20, 2020
Yingzhen Li to Participate in Webinar on Halliburton II and Fraud-on-the-Market Theory

Brattle Senior Associate Yingzhen Li will participate in The Knowledge Group’s webinar, “Halliburton II and Fraud-on-the-Market Theory: Legal Challenges and Strategies Impacting Class Certification in 2020,” taking place Monday, July 20 from 9:00–10:30 a.m. (PT)/12:00-1:30 p.m. (ET). The recording will be available on Tuesday, July 21.

October 24, 2018
Brattle Contributes to Agreement on Attorney's Fees in Facebook's Abandoned Share Reclassification Plan

On October 24, 2018, Facebook agreed to pay $68.7 million in attorney’s fees in connection to a shareholder lawsuit over the proposed reclassification of the company’s common stock that was canceled by Facebook’s board of directors last year.

September 25, 2017
Brattle Contributes to Shareholder Victory in Facebook Proposed Reclassification

On September 21, 2017 Facebook’s board of directors voted to abandon the pending reclassification of the company’s common stock.