William W. Yen

Tel: 213-805-8068
Fax: 213-612-3773


  • Loyola Law School (J.D., 2011)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (Post-Bacc., 2005)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1999)

Prior Affiliations

  • Sapient Law Group, P.C.
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Taiwanese


  • Prior to joining LTL Attorneys’ recovery practice group, William Yen co-founded Sapient Law Group, P.C., a boutique Pasadena-based law firm focused on several core practice areas intended to serve the Asian demographic. In so doing, William accumulated a wealth of knowledge across many disciplines, which gives him the unique ability to represent his clients effectively in a variety of circumstances and settings. From 2018 to 2020, Thomson Reuters recognized William as a “Super Lawyers Rising Star,” and he has also been recognized as a “Lawyer of Distinction” from 2018 to 2020.

Representative Matters

  • Served as outside general counsel for Inc. 5000 corporation, including its U.S. subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • Served as outside general counsel for preeminent Ethereum cryptocurrency storage platform.
  • Served as outside general counsel for franchisee of one of the largest automotive repair companies in California and Nevada.
  • Settled shareholder dispute between two of the most influential players in the cryptocurrency space.
  • Reached successful settlements for former employees of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Provided advice and counsel to numerous aggrieved EB-5 investors and global migration agents.
  • Currently represents numerous high- and ultra-high net worth individuals and business owners in the context of creating and implementing asset protection measures and tax mitigation strategies.


  • Co-Founder of the San Gabriel Valley Chinese Business League and the SGV Chinese Business League Foundation.
  • Contributing Columnist (Legal Issues) – World Journal, Los Angeles

Speaking Engagements

  • Invited speaker since 2012 for various wealth management firms, private banking divisions of national/international banks, commercial real estate brokerages, cross-border tax consultants, trust companies, life insurance brokerages, private/public foundations, and CPA associations for training and educational purposes.