Overview

Xi (Grace) Yang is committed to helping global companies in international labor and employment law matters. Grace has considerable experience advising clients on complex employment and international law issues in a wide range of industries. She has served as general outside counsel to many businesses, especially those that have overseas operations or are expanding into foreign legal jurisdictions. She has written extensively about important, cutting-edge employment law issues that may impact multinational employers, including authoring a comprehensive book on employment law in China. Grace is a frequent speaker and instructor on international and employment law.

Prior to joining Littler, Grace worked out of the Seattle and Beijing offices of an international law firm, where she helped her clients navigate the legal side of doing business internationally with a focus on Asia and China-related matters.

Grace’s unique international background and perspective, as well as a deep understanding of both American and Chinese cultures and legal systems, bring great value to her clients.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Washington State Bar Association

Member

New York State Bar Association

Recognition

Named, Pro Bono Student of the Year

University of Washington School of Law

2011

Winner, Best Written Contract

University of Washington 1L Contract Drafting & Negotiation Competition

2009

Speaking Engagements

Inside the Coronavirus Outbreak

Legal Talk Network

February 21, 2020

China Employment Law: What HR Needs to Know

HR Web Advisor

2017, 2018, 2019

Employment Laws for Female Workers in China

ProLaw CLE

2018

China Employment Law

Washington State Bar Association, International Practice Section

2017

Education

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Peking University, 2008

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Chinese

Bar Admission

Washington
New York