Jenner & Block

Huiyi Chen is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Chen joined the firm in 2017.

Ms. Chen received her LL.B. in 2011 from School of Law, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, where she graduated summa cum laude. She obtained her master of arts degree from Harvard University in 2013, where her master's thesis in intellectual history received the Joseph Fletcher Memorial Award. Ms. Chen received her J.D. in 2017 from the University of Chicago Law School, where she graduated with honors and served as a staff member to the University of Chicago Law Review. Ms. Chen maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in both criminal and civil matters.

Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Chen worked as a student attorney at the Exoneration Project of the University of Chicago Law School, where she represented clients before Illinois courts. Prior to that, she served as an extern for Judge Edmond E. Chang in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Chen is a regular volunteer at the Chinatown Pro Bono Legal Clinic in Chicago.