The Alumni in Residence program connects current HLS students with accomplished HLS alumni for one-on-one career mentoring and advice. You’re invited to meet with Edward Joonho Lee JD’06 during his virtual office hours. Sign up for a 20-minute Zoom appointment.
Edward Joonho Lee JD’06
Edward J. Lee is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and shareholder activism defense. Ed also regularly counsels corporations and boards of directors on securities law, corporate governance and crisis management.
Ed has extensive experience advising major public companies and private equity firms on their most significant domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as on spin-offs and carve-outs, joint ventures, and initial public and other complex securities offerings. During his career, he has advised on announced transactions with an aggregate value of over $700 billion, including over $350 billion since 2019.
Ed has also advised numerous boards of directors and senior management teams in connection with unsolicited takeover proposals, as well as in response to shareholder activism campaigns and other contested situations.
View our calendar for upcoming AIR events and more information on visiting alumni. Students must reserve appointments in advance, and space is limited.
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