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Yao Mou

Phone: +1 213.443.5580
515 South Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2201

Yao Mou is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Litigation groups.

Yao received her J.D. from Loyola Law School, where she was an editor of the Loyola Law Review. While in law school, Yao worked as an extern for the Honorable Otis D. Wright II, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She also served as an intern at the antitrust section of the California Attorney General’s Office and the consumer protection section of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. Yao was actively involved in the moot court program, where she won the Best Brief Award in the Scott Moot Court Competition and represented Loyola Law School at the ABA’s National Moot Court Competition. She received her B.A. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Yao is a native Mandarin speaker and has translated numerous judicial opinions from Mandarin to English. Her translation work has been included in Transnational Intellectual Property Law: Text and Cases by Robert Mergers and Seagull Haiyan Song.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. economics (2015)
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D. (2018)


Admitted to practice: California

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"'Force Majeure and Contract Disputes' in Response to COVID-19," ILI & INALP Webinar (May 5, 2020). Presenters: John Murino and Yao Mao.
"Compare and Contrast of Force Majeure Interpretations and Other Business Interruption Contractual Issues," Crowell & Moring Webinar (April 16, 2020). Presenters: Mark A. Klapow, Frederik Van Remoortel, Laurence Winston, and Yao Mao.
"Coronavirus Outbreak: Time to Review Force Majeure Provisions in International Commercial Contracts," International Trade Bulletin (February 13, 2020). Contacts: Evan Y. Chuck, Yao Mou
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Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100" (Feb.22.2019)
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