Xing-Yin Ni

Xing-Yin Ni is an associate in Choate’s Litigation Department. Her practice focuses on litigating complex civil cases in federal and state court.

Ms. Ni is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where she served as Executive Comment Editor on the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review.  Ms. Ni also participated in her school’s immigration clinic, representing clients before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Boston Immigration Court.  After her first year of law school, she served as a United States Department of Justice legal intern at the Boston Immigration Court.

Prior to law school, Ms. Ni worked as an economic consultant focused on antitrust and securities litigation matters.

Representative Engagements

  • Trial counsel in patent infringement litigation relating to innovative methods of processing therapeutic polysaccharides.
  • Ongoing representation of leading technology and life sciences companies in patent infringement litigation, Hatch-Waxman litigation, and inter partes review proceedings.
  • Ongoing representation of individuals and corporations in government and internal investigations.
  • Ongoing representation of pro bono clients seeking immigration relief before the Asylum Office and Boston Immigration Court.

Publications and Presentations

"A Nation Going Under: Legal Protection for 'Climate Change Refugees'”, author, Boston College International & Comparative Law Review, 2015.

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Ni is an active member of the Firm’s pro bono program, partnering with the PAIR Project and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice. Ms. Ni is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts.

Education & Credentials

Boston College Law School
JD, 2015
Executive Comment Editor, Boston College International & Comparative Law Review
Wellesley College
BA, 2009, cum laude



U.S. District Court, Massachusetts