Mayer Brown Welcomes Kwon Lee to the Firm as a Partner
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Summary: The law firm of Mayer Brown has added Kwon Lee to its Real Estate practice in Hong Kong and eventually New York. 

The law firm of Mayer Brown has announced that Kwon Lee joined the firm in its Real Estate practice as a partner, according to a press release.


Lee will work in the Hong Kong office prior to moving into the New York office at the end of 2015.

Lee’s practice will focus on outbound alternative capital investment from Asia, specifically real estate investment issues.

Lee is a member of multiple investment review boards of pension funds in Korea. He comes to the firm with more than 20 years of experience. His clients have included construction companies, pension funds, conglomerates and financial institutions.

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Lee has also worked with clients in China, Australia, France, Japan, Germany, Singapore, the Netherlands, Middle Eastern countries and the United States.

The co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Real Estate practice, Jeff Usow, said, “Kwon is well-regarded by clients and widely recognized by the real estate industry as a leading practitioner. At a time when we see additional outbound opportunities from the Korean market and other Asian markets, such as Japan and Singapore, Kwon’s experience is particularly valuable to Korean clients seeking to invest overseas. His arrival will enhance our already strong global Real Estate practice, and we are very pleased to have him join the firm.”

Lee has received the Minister of National Defense Citation/Decoration for Outstanding Legal Service twice in his career.

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Lee worked as the managing partner at a top law firm in Seoul prior to joining Mayer Brown.

Lee is permitted to practice in New York. He earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.

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