Professor Katrina Lee is an accomplished commercial litigator, coming to The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law after a career in complex litigation spanning more than 12 years. Based in San Francisco, she litigated in California state and federal district courts and in the areas of antitrust, real estate, construction defect, health care, and insurance coverage. She has represented Fortune 100 companies in all litigation phases, including discovery, trial, appeal, and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. At the national law firm Nossaman LLP, she was elevated to equity partner in her seventh year of practice, making her one of the youngest ever in that firm’s history to achieve that distinction.
As an associate and then for more than six years as a partner, Professor Lee played an active role within the firm and in the greater legal community. She chaired the firm’s recruiting committee, participated on the diversity committee, and ran her office’s summer associate program. Professor Lee is a recipient of the Award of Merit from the Bar Association of San Francisco. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of San Francisco, as the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s liaison to the American Bar Association’s Commission On Youth At Risk, and as a mentor in the School-To-College program. She is a board member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio.
Professor Lee triple-majored at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating in 1994, and received her J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley in 1997. Professor Lee is a member of the California State Bar.