John Yi represents clients in civil and criminal litigations in federal court, as well as investigations and enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other federal and state regulatory bodies. John has helped secure merger clearance for clients from federal regulators and defended clients’ interests in suits alleging a variety of anticompetitive conduct. He has assisted clients with internal investigations, compliance strategies and a broad range of antitrust issues. John also defends a number of class action cases with a wide variety of claims, including issues arising under federal and state antitrust laws, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He is a consistent contributor to the firm’s TCPA Blog.

While in law school, John was a judicial intern for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Camden.

Prior to entering law school, John worked as a history teacher for Henrico County Public Schools in Virginia.



Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Virginia Commonwealth University

Rutgers School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion - Editor-in-Chief (2014)

University of Virginia

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Served as an advocate for students with special needs in Philadelphia in collaboration with the Education Law Center

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania
  • Marutani Fellowship Committee — Co-Chair

Firm Leadership

  • Associates Committee
  • Summer Associates Committee


  • Rutgers APALSA Honored for outstanding achievements and commitment to diversity, 2019
  • Rutgers School of Law Plumbum Nos in Posterus Scholar; Judge Marutani Fellow; Dean’s Scholar
Awards Methodology
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