Phil Yao joined Ropes & Gray in 2019 in the firm’s litigation & enforcement and IP litigation practice groups.
During law school, Phil served as an editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Law and Technology, and he also served for two years as a research assistant to California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu. Additionally, Phil interned in the Civil Rights Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. Prior to law school, Phil received graduate degrees in education and business from the University of Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He also received his undergraduate degree in physics summa cum laude from Harvard College.
- JD, Yale Law School, 2019
- MBA, University of Oxford, 2015
- MSc (Education), Distinction, University of Oxford, 2014
- AB (Physics), summa cum laude, Harvard College, 2013