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Yoojin Lee
USC Gould School of Law

Yoojin Lee

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: September 23, 2022

Yoojin Lee is a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, where she focuses her practice on representing financial institutions in domestic and international secured lending transactions, with an emphasis on asset based lending. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Lee practiced law in Seoul, South Korea, in the areas of cross-border mergers and acquisitions and project finance.

Lee was selected as a representative for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program, honored by SFNet’s “40 and under 40” and the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys” list. Lee is on the firm’s Asian Pacific Lawyers Network, the Women Lawyers Network and is a volunteer with Kids In Need of Defense, where she provides pro bono representation of minors in their immigration proceedings.

Lee received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles.   


The Conversation
September 20, 2022
Re: Jean Lantz Reisz

Jean Reisz wrote an op-ed explaining why Ron DeSantis dropping migrants off on Martha’s Vineyard may be illegal. "Certain factors – like DeSantis’ intent and knowledge of the migrants’ immigration status – could create potential civil and criminal liability," she wrote.


Felipe Jiménez
August, 2022

"Legal Positivism for Legal Officials," Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Tribal Water Rights and Tribal Health: The Klamath Tribes and the Navajo Nation During the COVID-19 Pandemic," St. Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy (Forthcoming 2023).

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Remembering the Ocean in Water Law," chapter for A Research Agenda for Water Law.