Kyungwon (Won) Lee, Deputy Asia Regional Managing Partner, represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of corporate finance and securities transactions. His experience includes Rule 144A/Regulation S and US registered offerings of equity securities, high yield and investment grade bonds, convertible bonds and liability management transactions as well as private mergers and acquisitions. He also advises various corporate clients on the US securities law and general corporate matters.
Mr. Lee also leads Shearman & Sterling’s Korea Practice Group and is a native speaker of Korean. He joined the firm in New York in 1997 and relocated to Hong Kong in 2005.
He is recognized as a leading individual lawyer for Capital Markets in Hong Kong and China, South Korea as well as Indonesia by Chambers Asia and Asia Pacific Legal 500.