Lee, Byung Joo
Byung-Joo (BJ) Lee is a partner at D’Light, where he deals with various litigation and dispute resolution, including civil, criminal, and corporate reorganization matters. He graduated Seoul National University with a Physics major (B.S.) and studied at Harvard Law School (LL.M.). He was admitted both to the Korean Bar (1996) and California Bar (2003). He is a veteran litigator with 25+ years of experience mainly at Shin & Kim (1996-2013) as the department chief of the Corporate Reorganization and Insolvency Team and actively involved in the international matters as the Chairman of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Insolvency Committee (2010-2014). He had used his deep understanding of science and technology integrated in the legal matters. With his vast experience from the mega-litigations between conglomerates to the corporate and personal dispute resolutions of the mid-size, start-up companies and the personnel thereof, Byung-Joo Lee is ready to help and assist the legal trouble, hardship, and agonies which the start-up and developing companies face unexpectedly and inevitably as their business start, grow and strive. Byung-Joo Lee also has served publicly as the former Vice President of the Korean Bar Association (2011-2012) and the present President of the Christian Lawyers’ Fellowship in Korea. Recently, he is acting as the lead-lawyer for the Climate Change Litigation filed by the Korean youth generation (Youth4ClimateAction) before the Korean Constitutional Court.
Partner, SHIN & KIM, Korea
Vice President (Planning), Korean Bar Association
Board Member of the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (SIDRC)
Chair, the Insolvency Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Secretary General, President, Christian Lawyers’ Fellowship (CLF), Korea
Partner, Somyeong Law Firm
Partner, S&L Partners
Partner, D’LIGHT Law Group
Harvard Law School, LL.M.
Seoul National University, Physics, B.S.
Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Admitted to the Korean Bar
Admitted to the Patent Bar, Korea
Admitted to the Californian Bar
Korean and English