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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Program Year

LCLD Fellows Program: 2017

Leadership Positions

Ms. Yip was appointed as the firm’s 2017 fellow for the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity’s Fellows Program. She is also co-chair of the firm’s San Francisco Women Lawyers Group, a member of the firm’s Women Lawyers Group Leadership Council, and an active leader in women attorneys’ issues. She co-chairs the firm’s bi-annual retreats for its almost 200 women attorneys practicing on the West Coast. She is a former member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers’ Leadership Development Committee. Ms. Yip also provides various pro bono legal services, including for matters involving prisoner civil rights with the Federal Pro Bono Project, disabled veteran benefits with Swords to Plowshares, and child adoption with Public Counsel. Before practicing law, Ms. Yip volunteered at Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Kampala, Uganda, where she advocated for death penalty reform.

Law School

Boston University School of Law