Advised a multinational pharmaceutical company regarding various corporate consolidation matters, including management, labor, and drug licensing, arising from its worldwide merger with another leading pharmaceutical company. After the integration became effective, we helped the subsidiaries comply with various legal requirements and assisted our client in obtaining the necessary permits.
Michael K. Lee
LLM, American University, Washington College of Law
JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
BA, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Michael K. Lee is a partner and the head of the corporate and commercial team in the Vietnam offices of Tilleke & Gibbins. Lauded by Chambers Asia Pacific for his “thorough approach,” Michael advises clients and manages cases on a wide range of corporate matters, including real estate, mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and licensing, commercial transactions, regulatory affairs (particularly in the life sciences and TMT fields), and labor.
Michael has been identified as a leading corporate lawyer in Vietnam by Chambers Asia Pacific (since 2011), The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (since 2014), Asialaw Leading Lawyers, and IFLR 1000, and has spoken on Vietnam’s labor, foreign investment, and corporate/commercial laws at workshops and seminars throughout Southeast Asia.
A registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam and an arbitrator for the Vietnam International Arbitration Center, Michael has been practicing in Vietnam since 2007, previously with Mayer Brown JSM. Also a licensed lawyer in California (1996), Texas (1997), and Colorado (1998), Michael has extensive experience litigating civil and criminal matters in the United States. He is fluent in English and Korean.