Mona Shah & Associates (MSA) is a full-service U.S. & U.K. immigration law firm, which also provides legal counsel in other specialty areas including matrimonial law, contract law, corporate law, and criminal law. MSA is internationally licensed to practice in the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. Collectively, we possess over 47 years of legal experience. MSA has a diverse client base representing individual, institutional, academic, and corporate clients around the globe. Our People's Republic of China (PRC) qualified attorneys, versed in Chinese culture and language, serve the legal needs of our China-based clients, in matters of corporate, litigation, contract, business, immigration, securities, intellectual property, and U.S. market due diligence. We are proud of our reputation for responsiveness and superior services. MSA consistently provides creative, high-quality, and cost-effective solutions to legal issues.
Full Support Staff:
At MSA, you will find experienced and highly qualified staff to meet your needs and to provide personalized services. Our support staff includes Associate Attorneys, EB-5 specialists, Of-Counsel Attorneys, Paralegals, and Law Clerks, all of whom are well equipped to address the goals of our clients. We are fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Fuzouness, Spanish, French, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, and Malayalm.
We genuinely enjoy our work and seek to share our excitement and talent. We make a difference for our clients.
YI SONG, ESQ. - Attorney
Yi is a licensed attorney in the New York and in Peoples Republic of China. Yi was admitted to practice as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of New York in January 2011 and before the Southern District Court of New York in November 2011. She was granted admission to the bar in Peoples Republic of China in February 2009.
Yi graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Yi has been the recipient of a number of honors and awards. At Georgetown Law, she received honor for her legal research and writing. During her studies for the dual Bachelor's degrees in Law and English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University, she received the highest scores and honor from Intellectual Property Law class and she represented her school in the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and made the Top 5 Team in the China Round.
Yi's legal experience includes securities litigation and class action lawsuits. She also worked for Professor Susan Roosevelt Weld at Georgetown Law-Asia writing and researching on the Open Government Information Act in China. Yi practiced with PricewaterhouseCoopers Beijing office as a tax attorney. She worked at the largest Chinese law firm King & Wood in the Intellectual Property Litigation Department. Yi clerked at the Supreme Court of People's Republic of China, the highest court in the country.
Yi's legal practice focuses on EB-5 law and Securities Law Compliance issues. She is experienced working with regional centers, private investors, project developers and intermediate entities both in the US and in China. Yi has authored and co-authored numerous published articles on EB-5 financing and SEC rules on general solicitation and unregistered broker/dealer liability.
Yi is currently a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Yi enjoys canvas oil painting, reading and traveling. She is a native speaker of mandarin Chinese. She also speaks fluent English and basic French.