Richard G.S. Lee

Associate

rglee@cooley.com

Richard Lee represents and advises clients on matters involving antitrust, competition and fair trade, with a focus on issues involving telecommunications, life sciences and other high-technology sectors, especially involving the intersection of intellectual property and competition. His experience includes conducting fact finding, drafting, and strategy development for domestic and global antitrust investigations, litigation and merger review. Richard also has experience representing clients before the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and other European and Asian regulatory bodies investigating cutting edge issues such as standard essential patent (SEP) licensing practices, digital platforms and big data. He earned his law degree from the Columbia University School of Law. 

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Experience

  • Prodege Agrees to Major Investment From Great Hill Partners 

  • Helion Energy Raises $2.2 Billion With Series E Round 

  • Vuori Secures $400 Million Investment From SoftBank Vision Fund 2 

  • ClickUp Boosts Valuation to $4 Billion With Series C Round 

  • Baylis Medical Agrees to Sell to Boston Scientific for $1.75 Billion 

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Education

  • Columbia University School of Law JD, 2012
    JD, 2012

  • University of California at Berkeley
    BA, History and Philosophy
    2008


Admissions & Credentials

New York

New Jersey

District of Columbia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Section of Antitrust Law

  • Asian American Bar Association of NY (AABANY)

  • Korean American Bar Association of Greater New York

Rankings & Accolades

    Best Lawyers: Antitrust Law, Ones to Watch (2021)