University of Southern California, J.D., 1986; University of California, Berkeley, B.S. Business Administration, 1983.
Los Angeles Office
Andrew B. Lee is a founding member of the firm, and he advises international business enterprises in corporate and financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, international and cross-border transactions, products liability, real estate, tax and other general business matters. He has extensive experience representing corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures of major Korean multinational companies in various commercial transactions. Client industries include steel, automobile, medical devices, Internet, banking and real estate.
Mr. Lee represented a major Korean steel company in an international consortium to build and operate a USD 600 million steel facility in Venezuela. He has handled numerous acquisitions and dispositions involving millions of dollars of foreign subsidiary corporations or operating units on behalf of major Korean business groups.
Mr. Lee also has substantial experience advising in-house corporate counsel and/or executives as outside corporate counsel, including serving as national or regional counsel for large corporations. In his role as outside corporate counsel, Mr. Lee advises clients on internal company issues, such as labor and employment matters and disputes, creating and enforcing corporate policies and procedures, and advising and counseling the Board of Directors and management on general matters. Mr. Lee also has broad extensive experience managing large litigation cases including products liability cases for foreign and domestic manufacturers and distributors.
Having passed the CPA exam and worked at a major international accounting firm, Mr. Lee’s technical financial background and diverse cultural awareness enable him to successfully represent large Korean companies in their international business dealings.
He is admitted to practice in California and the United States Tax Court.