Brian Matlock joins YK LAW LA office as Partner

April 28, 2020

YK LAW LLP has announced that Brian Matlock has joined the firm’s LA office as Partner and co-chair of the YK Law LLP Commercial Litigation Practice.

Brian Matlock practices broadly in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution, patents and intellectual property, corporate law, securities regulation, and corporate restructuring and business bankruptcy. He advises clients in shareholder disputes, corporate structured transactions, technology transfer and licensing, corporate and venture funding, mergers/acquisitions, and securities/anti-fraud litigation. His clients are primarily in the manufacturing, high technology/software/Internet, energy and utilities, medical devices, chemicals and life sciences industries.


Brian previously worked as licensing associate in University technology transfer, assisting faculty and investors in launching cutting edge technology in therapeutics, diagnostics, chemicals, advanced materials, software and energy. Prior to that, he worked as corporate counsel in house for Sanmina-SCI, a Fortune 500 electronics manufacturer and developer, where he directed all of the company commercial contracts, corporate law, intellectual property related matters. While at Sanmina, he directed all company patent and intellectual property litigation in various jurisdictions worldwide and matters before the International Trade Commission.


Brian graduated from Washington University in St. Louis. He is admitted to practice law in CA and MO. Brian is admitted in the Central, Eastern, and Northern District Federal Courts and Federal Bankruptcy Courts in California and all Superior Courts. He is also admitted in the Eastern and Western District Federal Courts in Missouri.


“It’s our great honor to have Brian on board,” said Henry Li, the Co-Managing Partner of YK LAW. “ Brian has rich experience in several business practice areas. I am looking forward to partner with Brian in Sino-American dispute resolution cases. Brian will lead our firm’s west coast commercial litigation practice. We have an even stronger dispute resolution team in either east or west coast.”

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