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E Jin Lee is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and International Arbitration Practice Groups.
E Jin has extensive experience in international commercial and investor-state arbitration. He has represented clients in international arbitrations spanning a range of sectors, including telecommunications, energy, natural resources, technology, intellectual property, taxation, and apparel.
E Jin has served as counsel in international arbitrations administered under various institutional rules, including those of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). He also has extensive experience in ad hoc arbitration conducted under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
E Jin has particular experience in counselling businesses with distressed assets in non-U.S. jurisdictions. He also advises clients in pre-dispute postures in order to devise litigation/arbitration strategy, as well as assess, manage and contain litigation/arbitration risk. Additionally, E Jin has experience in advising clients on global asset recovery efforts.
He maintains an active pro bono practice. In particular, E Jin assisted REDRESS, a human rights organization dedicated to assisting victims of torture, with a submission before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, E Jin clerked at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, where he supported arbitral tribunals in major investor-state, inter-state, and international commercial arbitrations. He was a member of the PCA delegation that established the PCA’s Singapore office.
E Jin earned his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, where he graduated as a James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a recipient of the Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law. At Columbia, E Jin was a research assistant to Professor George A. Bermann (Chief Reporter) on the Restatement of the U.S. Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration. He also served on Editorial Board of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. Additionally, E Jin holds a degree in English law from King’s College London, where he graduated with First-Class Honours.
His scholarship on the law and practice of international arbitration has been published in the American Review of International Arbitration and other leading outlets.
E Jin is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.
Columbia University - 2016 Juris Doctor
King's College London - University of London - 2016 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar