Diana V. Li represents investment advisers, unregistered investment companies, and domestic and offshore private investment entities such as hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of one, co-investment funds, infrastructure funds, and funds of funds. Diana counsels clients in regulatory and corporate matters, including fund formation, drafting and negotiating offering memoranda, investment management agreements, side letters, subscription documents, and other related agreements. She leverages her experience working for a global alternative investment manager with more than $300 billion of assets under management to advise clients.
Diana also counsels US and international fund managers in fund launches and raising substantial commitments for investments in various assets, including real estate and infrastructure assets which are sourced from institutional and retail US and international investors, including sovereign wealth funds, US and global pension plans, insurance companies, endowments, family offices, and foundations.
Additionally, she advises fund sponsors and and institutional investors on separate managed account agreements, secondary transactions, complex fund restructurings (e.g., GP-led restructurings), co-investments, and compliance with relevant US securities laws.
In addition to her private fund practice, Diana is actively involved in the community as the treasurer and a board member of the Asian American Lawyers’ Association of Massachusetts, board member of the Women’s Bar Association, member of the Boston Bar Association, and board member of The Dance Complex. She is a native German speaker and conversational in Mandarin.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Diana interned at private law firms in Vienna and Shanghai, at the Mayor’s Office of the City of Philadelphia, and at the Massachusetts Court of Appeals for Judge Peter Agnes.
Boston College Law School, 2019, J.D.
Boston College, 2016, B.S., psychology
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2023)
Treasurer and Board Member, Asian American Lawyers’ Association of Massachusetts