Junda (Joey) Yu is a corporate associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices.

Before joining Latham, Mr. Yu was a summer associate in the New York office of another leading international law firm. Mr. Yu also served as a summer law clerk to Judge Joel M. Cohen in the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.

Mr. Yu received his JD-MBA dual degree from Cornell University, where he worked as a research assistant focused on securities regulation for Professor Charles K. Whitehead and was a recipient of the Peter Belfer Memorial Prize in Securities Laws.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Cornell Law School, 2022
    Dean's List (Multiple Semesters)
  • MBA, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, 2022
  • BA, University of Chicago, 2018
    Dean's List, with honors

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)