Suoo Lee

Suoo Lee

Associate Attorney
Location:
Irvine, California
Phone:
949-336-2145
Fax:
949-851-3185
Email:

Suoo Lee is an associate specializing in civil litigation with an emphasis on business and commercial litigation. She began her career as a teacher and an investigator. As a former investigator, she has extensive experience in fact gathering, research, and all aspects of the discovery process. She has also worked for the Illinois House of Representatives and the Champaign County Courthouse and has contributed to the development of laws in the legislative and judicial branch of the government.

Ms. Lee obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, with an emphasis on Neurobiology, from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law. In law school, Ms. Lee participated in the National Moot Court Competition and acted as the Executive Editor of the Frederick Green Moot Court. She has won CALI Awards in Empirical Methods in Law and Tax Exempt Organizations, as well as honors in Legal Writing and Research. Specifically, she has won the Rickert Award in Legal Writing for an empirical research paper she co-authored analyzing the trends in attorney misconduct.

Ms. Lee is bilingual in Korean and English. She has a thorough understanding of legal, social and cultural issues surrounding Korean clients and their businesses. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2011.

Ms. Lee enjoys various hobbies, including playing the piano, kickboxing, and completing large scale jigsaw puzzles.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2015

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2011
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: CALI Awards
    • Honors: National Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Executive Editor, Frederick Green Moot Court
    • Honors: Rickert Award in Legal Writing
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - May, 2007
    • Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
    • Minor: Neurobiology

Languages

  • English
  • Korean