Yi Zhang

Yi Zhang

Senior Economist
Baker & McKenzie Consulting LLC
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Yi Zhang is a senior economist in Baker McKenzie's Washington, DC office. She is a trusted finance and tax professional with a wealth of expertise in international tax, transfer pricing, litigation, intellectual property (IP) valuation and business strategy.

She is knowledgeable in complex tax solutions, financial analyses and tax planning across numerous industries, including digital technology, financial services, pharmaceutical, medical device, automotive, electronics and transportation.

Yi has provided economic consultation to a broad range of multinational corporations with a focus on IP, international tax planning and transfer pricing issues. She has experience in analyzing recent OECD tax and policy developments; particularly, the Pillar Two Model Rules. Yi also provides economic services to Baker McKenzie's other practice groups.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Yi was a vice president at Duff & Phelps who assisted in offering expert opinions on economic issues surrounding IP and international trade disputes.

Practice Focus

Yi focuses on developing plans to enhance understanding of international tax and U.S. federal tax provisions of international transactions for large businesses and global companies. She offers a full range of planning, implementation, compliance and dispute resolution services. Yi has also consulted clients on business and IP valuations, as well as IP planning matters.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • District of Columbia Board of Accountancy


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • George Washington University (MBA) (2013)
  • Renmin University of China (LLB) (2003)


  • Chinese
  • English