LeHeng (Henry) Li is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Prior to joining full-time, Mr. Li was a summer associate in the firm’s New York office.

Mr. Li advises clients on criminal and civil government investigations, internal investigations, and civil and criminal litigation. Mr. Li also maintains an active pro bono practice, where he represents clients in immigration and housing matters.

Mr. Li received his JD from Harvard Law School, where he served as the executive editor for Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and as a technical editor for Harvard Law and Policy Review. He also worked as a student attorney at the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic. For his pro bono services, Mr. Li was named to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono Honor Roll.

Mr. Li’s experience includes representing:

  • Shopify in a suit challenging its eligibility for DMCA immunity
  • Charter Communications, a leading US telecommunications company, regarding a consumer suit accusing Charter and its Spectrum unit of falsely advertising its internet speeds. In May 2023, Latham successfully secured dismissal with prejudice
  • A global life sciences company in an internal investigation related to corruption allegations
  • A China-based home appliance manufacturer in a US Department of Energy investigation regarding alleged violations of energy efficiency standards 
  • A global exercise equipment manufacturer in a criminal investigation related to reporting requirements under the Consumer Product Safety Act
  • A leading education technology company in a securities class action alleging misleading statements in connection with financial projections

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2020
  • M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, University College London, 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)