Eli K. Yim

Attorney

Eli is a member of the firm's Litigation Team, with experience in all phases of the litigation process, including pleadings, strategy development, legal research, discovery, and motions practice.  He also works with the firm’s Corporate Finance & Business Transactions Team, having provided legal services for a Seattle-based Fortune 500 company and support for other select corporate transactions.

Eli earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 2016.  While in law school, Eli interned with The Defender Association’s child dependency unit in Seattle and worked as a law clerk with the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, University of Washington Division.  He was Cairncross & Hempelmann’s 2015 Diversity Fellow and Summer Associate.

Eli brings to his legal practice extensive professional experience in journalism, education, and communications.  He has a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and previously worked for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Introduction

Eli is a member of the firm's Litigation Team, with experience in all phases of the litigation process, including pleadings, strategy development, legal research, discovery, and motions practice.  He also works with the firm’s Corporate Finance & Business Transactions Team, having provided legal services for a Seattle-based Fortune 500 company and support for other select corporate transactions.

Eli earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 2016.  While in law school, Eli interned with The Defender Association’s child dependency unit in Seattle and worked as a law clerk with the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, University of Washington Division.  He was Cairncross & Hempelmann’s 2015 Diversity Fellow and Summer Associate.

Eli brings to his legal practice extensive professional experience in journalism, education, and communications.  He has a master’s degree in education from Harvard University and previously worked for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Education

  • Connecticut College (B.A.)
  • Harvard University (Ed.M.)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D.)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington

Awards/Honors and Organizational Memberships

  • Diversity Fellowship Recipient, Cairncross & Hempelmann (2015)
  • American Bar Association, Member