Yoon-Young Lee

Chair, Broker-Dealer Compliance & Regulation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Yoon-Young Lee

Yoon-Young Lee

Chair, Broker-Dealer Compliance & Regulation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Biography

Yoon-Young Lee is a partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in its Washington D.C. office. Yoon-Young sits on the firm’s Management Committee, Diversity Committee, and Compensation Committee. She is in the firm's Securities Department, where she is the chair of the Broker-Dealer Compliance and Regulation Practice Group. Her practice involves advising broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions on various regulatory and compliance matters. She joined the firm in 1988.

Yoon-Young has been recognized since 2008 as a national leader in financial services regulation: broker dealer regulation by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. She was named to the Washington Business Journal's "Minority Business Leaders" list in 2014 and highlighted as a leading Rainmaker in 2008 by Diversity & the Bar magazine, a publication of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

Yoon-Young is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University (B.A., Political Science) and received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. She resides in Maryland with her husband and two daughters.

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Chief Strategy Officer at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

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Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Chair, Litigation & Controversy Department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Chair, Broker-Dealer Compliance & Regulation Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1988

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.

BA in Political Science
Class of 1985

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Member
Current

The District of Columbia Bar is the second largest unified bar association in the United States. The D.C. Bar’s core functions, supported by member dues, are the registration of lawyers, operation of a lawyer disciplinary system, maintenance of a Clients’ Security Fund, and certain other administrative operations. Many of the important educational and public service programs carried out by the Bar are made possible by voluntary contributions, user fees, and other nondues sources of income. The Bar is governed by a Board of Governors composed of 20 lawyers selected by the active membership and three members of the public appointed by the Bar itself as nonvoting members.

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Current

Founded in 1917, the Women’s Bar Association is one of the oldest and largest voluntary bar associations in metropolitan Washington, DC. Today, as in 1917, we continue to pursue our mission of: Maintaining the honor and integrity of the profession; promoting the administration of justice; advancing and protecting the interests of women lawyers; promoting their mutual improvement; and encouraging a spirit of friendship among our members.

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Prior

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. NAPABA represents the interests of over 40,000 attorneys and 68 state and local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Its members include solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal service and non-profit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government. NAPABA continues to be a leader in addressing civil rights issues confronting Asian Pacific American communities. Through its national network of committees and affiliates, NAPABA provides a strong voice for increased diversity of the federal and state judiciaries, advocates for equal opportunity in the workplace, works to eliminate hate crimes and anti-immigrant sentiment, and promotes the professional development of people of color in the legal profession.

Career History
Chair, Broker-Dealer Compliance & Regulation Practice Group
1988 - Current

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has expertise in areas including trial, appellate, Supreme Court, securities, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate transactions, bankruptcy, environmental, labor and employment, private client, real estate, and tax matters.

Political Donations
$500
2010

Representative at Office of the Representative from Maryland's 4th District, Anthony G. Brown

Awards & Honors
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
2012
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, Securities
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