Rachel S. Li Wai Suen, Counsel, Poe & Burton PLLC
Listed in Antitrust Litigation, Criminal Defense, General Litigation, Government Relations, Securities Litigation
- 1030 15th Street, N.W., Suite 580 West Washington D.C. 20005 United States of America
- (202) 583-2500
Law School: Harvard Law School LLM, 2003 Frank M. Knox Fellow;
School: Osgoode Hall Law School York University Toronto, Ontario LLB, 2001 Gold Medalist (first in class)
State/Provincial Admissions: New York; District of Columbia
Other Admissions: Clerkship: Supreme Court of Canada, Mr. Justice John Major, 2001-2002
Rachel S. Li Wai Suen’s practice focuses on the representation of corporations and individuals in complex criminal cases (trials, appeals, and investigations) and other government enforcement actions. Rachel has represented clients in a wide range of federal criminal matters involving alleged antitrust, export control, securities fraud, tax fraud, immigration, conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and other offenses. She also has represented clients in enforcement matters and investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, primarily involving accountant liability issues.
Rachel received a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School in 2003, where she was a Frank M. Knox Fellow. In 2001, she received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto, Ontario, where she graduated first in her class and served as a law review editor. Immediately after law school, Rachel was a law clerk for the Honorable Mr. Justice John Major on the Supreme Court of Canada.
Before joining the firm, Rachel was Counsel at Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, in Washington, D.C., and an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, in New York, New York.
Rachel is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.