Tiffany K. Lee

Managing Partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Tiffany K. Lee

Tiffany K. Lee

Managing Partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Biography

Tiffany K. Lee Associate, Corporate Department
Paul Hastings LLP.
Related Practice Areas
IP Transactions and Licensing Technology Life Sciences Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate
Languages
Chinese (Cantonese) Chinese (Mandarin)
Admissions
California Bar
Education
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2004 Stanford University, B.A., 2000
Related News
August 08, 2012 Paul Hastings Advises China Media Capital in DreamWorks Animation Joint Venture and Dream Center Establishment July 19, 2012 Paul Hastings Advises Samsung Electronics on its US$310 Million Acquisition of Handset Connectivity and Location Development Operations from London-listed CSR June 18, 2012 Paul Hastings Advises Samsung Electronics on Acquisition of Sweden's Nanoradio AB
RANKINGS & AWARDS
December 18, 2012
China Business Law Journal Awards
Paul Hastings was awarded “Joint Venture Deal of the Year 2012” for the firm’s involvement in China Media Capital’s joint venture with DreamWorks and “Inbound and Domestic M&A Deal of the Year” for our representation of Shuanghui International in its US$2.5 billion general offer and material reorganization.
Tiffany Lee is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles and Palo Alto offices.

Her current practice focuses on a wide variety of technology transactions, including counseling and advising clients on intellectual property issues, and drafting development, licensing, manufacturing, distribution, and other agreements for clients in a wide range of industries that include the life sciences, healthcare, electronics, semiconductor, and the media and entertainment industries. Ms. Lee has experience in practicing corporate law, and has represented publicly traded companies and privately held companies in a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including general corporate counseling, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity financing. She has also assisted clients in entity formation and structuring and drafting film financing documents.

Ms. Lee is admitted to practice in California. In addition, Ms. Lee is fluent in written and spoken Cantonese and has a working knowledge of Mandarin.


Recent Representations

Facebook in structuring and negotiating agreements covering the development, manufacture, and supply of customized servers and server components for Facebook’s data centers around the world. The firm tied for first place as the most innovative law firm in the Technology, Media, and Telecoms category for its work on this transaction by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report 2011.
China Media Capital in connection with its US$350 million joint venture with DreamWorks Animation, a leading U.S. animation company, to create Oriental DreamWorks, a new animation company that will focus primarily on creating original film and television animation content for China and the rest of the world. The joint venture is positioned to be the leading China-focused family entertainment company and is one of the largest international investment projects in China.
Samsung Electronics in connection with its acquisition of U.K. listed CSR plc's mobile connectivity and location technology as well as certain relevant patents including a license to patents and intellectual property for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS.
Samsung Electronics in its acquisition of Nanoradio AB, a developer of ultra-low power wireless LAN chipsets for high-speed wireless access in mobile phones based in Sweden.
A large U.S. semiconductor company in a large joint development, manufacturing, and commercialization agreement with another semiconductor company.
Dong-A Pharmaceutical, a leading Korean pharmaceutical company, in its strategic alliance with Meiji Seika Pharma, a Japanese pharmaceutical company, to develop, manufacture, market and sell biosimilar pharmaceutical products, including through the construction of a manufacturing facility in Songdo, Korea.
Dong-A Pharmaceutical in its US$125 million equity investment in and the structuring and organization of its strategic alliance with GlaxoSmithKline. This transaction is one of the largest and most comprehensive collaborations in the history of the Korean pharmaceutical industry and was commended as one of the “Most Innovative M&A Deals 2010” by the Financial Times US Innovative Lawyers Report 2010.


Professional and Community Involvement

Member, Licensing Executive Society (U.S. & Canada)
Member, Intellectual Property Law Section of the American Bar Association


Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., 2004
Stanford University, dual B.A. degrees in Economics and Chinese, 2000 (Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society)

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Education
J.D.
Class of 2004

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

B.A. in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 2000

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

LES has been the leading association for intellectual property, technology, and business development professionals to achieve professional and personal success. Whether you are new to licensing or an experienced licensing executive, LES is your professional home.

Career History
Partner
Prior - 2018

Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., they have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever their clients’ needs take them.

Managing Partner
2018 - Current

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP provides legal services in corporate and securities law matters, litigation, business reorganization and restructuring, real estate, tax, intellectual property, executive compensation & employee benefits, and trusts & estates. It also provides mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, and intellectual property legal services. Willkie Farr & Gallagher was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Cisco Systems, Inc. purchases Thousand Eyes, Inc.

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GTCR LLC, RevSpring, Inc. purchase Loyale Healthcare LLC

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Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. purchases Voalte, Inc. from Ascension Ventures LLC, Bedford Funding Capital Management LLC

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