Somin Lee

Somin Lee

U.S. Associate, New York

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Somin is an Associate in Linklaters’ U.S. Dispute Resolution Practice. She has experience representing multinational companies and major financial institutions in complex commercial litigation, international arbitration, and government investigations.

Work highlights

Somin’s recent matters include:

  • Sibanye-Stillwater – successfully defending a global mining company before the Delaware Chancery Court and a subsequent appeal in the Delaware Supreme Court in an appraisal proceeding following a major U.S. acquisition.
  • International financial institutions – advising in federal antitrust class actions related to allegations of manipulation of benchmark rates.
  • Chilean joint venture – advising in an ICC arbitration in relation to a contract dispute for a power plant in Chile.
  • Multinational company – advising in a government investigation concerning Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.
  • Fuji Xerox – advising in litigation proceedings in New York after a failed multi-billion-dollar merger.

Professional experience

Prior to joining Linklaters, Somin worked at a Korean investment company focusing on energy infrastructure and power assets.

Education and qualifications

Somin holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a member of the Global Law Scholars program and a Legal Research & Writing law fellow. She graduated, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, where she double majored in English and History.

Somin speaks English and Korean.