University of California, Los Angeles (Post-Bacc., 2005)
University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1999)
Sapient Law Group, P.C.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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.
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
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.