Daniel XuLi


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Concord, CA 94520
P (925) 222-3400
F (925) 356-8250

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Daniel XuLi is an associate in the Northern California office, where he focuses primarily on commercial and business litigation, cybersecurity and data privacy, business transactions, general liability and casualty, products liability, and professional liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniel clerked for a general civil litigation firm focusing on business litigation and transactions. His professional experiences outside of the realm of law are rooted in business and accounting.

Daniel earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, Hastings Merit Scholarship, and Percy E. Towne Scholarship for all three years. He was also awarded the Albert and Mae Lee Memorial Scholarship in 2016 and Sheffield Sanborn Scholarship in 2017.

While in law school, Daniel clerked for the United States Department of Justice Office of Trustee, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Office of General Counsel, and various law firms. He was the President of the Chinese American Law Association on-campus, a Research Assistant for Professor Clark Freshman, and a member of the Hastings Business Law Association. Daniel was also a member of the Hastings Negotiation and Mediation (ADR) Team for all three years. His final competition was the 2016 Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition. Daniel was inducted into the Hastings Pro Bono Society at commencement for performing substantial pro bono services.

Prior to law school, Daniel earned his Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law and Politics from Saint Mary’s College of California, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a Gael Scholarship and Saint Mary’s College Scholarship recipient for all four years. While in college, he worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in their San Francisco Regional Office’s Risk Management Division and other corporations ranging from insurance to import and distribution to accounting.

Outside of work, Daniel serves as a member of the Saint Mary’s College of California Alumni Board of Directors. As the 2017-2018 Loyalty Committee Chair of the Executive Committee, Daniel’s committee oversaw and selected the recipients of the Saint Mary’s Legacy Scholarship, which awards student recipients with 25% of annual tuition for four years, based on new policies and protocols he implemented to ensure merit-based evaluation and promote procedural transparency. Upon completing his term as the Loyalty Committee Chair, Daniel now serves on the Membership Committee, which oversees current Board members’ performance and engagement, long-term membership planning, and annual performance reviews.

Daniel is also a published translator for a book entitled Nanjing Old Landscape, which acclaimed national awards in China and can be found in the Permanent Collection of the United States Library of Congress.


University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2017)

Saint Mary’s College of California (2014, B.A., magna cum laude)

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