1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-5306 USA
Nicole (JungEun) Lee is a senior associate in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, D.C. office. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing primarily on white collar criminal defense, corporate compliance, and complex civil litigation.
Ms. Lee has significant experience representing multinational corporations in government investigations, enforcement actions, and internal investigations involving anti-corruption, anti-terrorism, sanctions, export controls, and accounting misconduct issues. Ms. Lee also regularly advises clients on compliance policies, programs, and internal processes related to these subject matters. She has conducted numerous compliance risk assessments and compliance trainings for multinational clients, including those in the technology, financial, consumer goods, aerospace, energy, transportation, and pharmaceutical industries.
Ms. Lee also has substantial experience in complex civil litigation matters, particularly those involving cross-border disputes. She has represented clients in civil litigation matters involving trademark infringement, contract disputes, data privacy issues, and fraud, and has both represented and opposed litigants outside of the United States.
Ms. Lee obtained her Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law in 2014 (cum laude). Ms. Lee earned her Bachelor of Law degree from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Lee worked for a Korean conglomerate in Seoul, Korea for several years.
Ms. Lee is fluent in Korean, Mandarin Chinese, and English.
Northwestern University - 2014 Juris Doctor
Fudan University - 2007 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
District of Columbia Bar