Ki-Chang Lee, Esq.
Languages: Korean, Japanese, English
Member of the New York Bar since 1967
Kyonggi High School, Seoul, Korea; January 1953.
Diploma Meiji Gakuin High School, Tokyo, Japan; June 1955.
B.A. University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, U.S.A.; June 1959; Government.
M.A Columbia University, New York, NY, U.S.A.; June 1962; International Relations and Law.
J.D Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.; June 1965 ; Law
Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.; 1967.
The Judge Advocate General School, U.S. Department of the Army, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.; 1971; Government Procurement Law Course.
Federal Executive Seminar the U.S. Government, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.; 1974.
11/1978 to present
Private practice specializing in international business and corporate law; negotiating, drafting and reviewing all types of contracts including stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and technology license agreements; handling; negotiating and settling foreign claims brought against Korean firms; monitoring and coordinating foreign litigations instituted against Korean firms through local counsels.
01/1969 to 10/1978
Attorney Advisor U.S. Department of Defense, assigned to Korea; rendered legal advice to the U.S. Forces command group on international law including the US-ROK Status of Forces Agreement, Korean laws, U.S. laws and U.S. Government regulations; provided legal counseling to Department of defense personnel; maintained liaison with the Republic of Korea Government agencies; prepared memoranda of law; and handled matters relating to procurement activities of the U.S. Forces in Korea.
01/1966 to 01/1969
Attorney, Gulf Oil Corporation, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y.; researched the laws; wrote memoranda of law; rendered opinion letters; commercial matters; negotiated, drafted and reviewed various types of contracts; and handled litigations.
02/1962 to 12/1965
Landman, Belco Petroleum Corporation, 630 Third Avenue, New York, N.Y.; negotiated and purchased leases for oil and gas explorations; did title curative works; and negotiated, prepared and reviewed various types of contracts.
Order of Bo Gook (National Security) Merit – Chonsu Jang, Republic of Korea