Victoria J. Lee

Victoria Lee's practice focuses on federal government and internal investigations, and complex civil and criminal litigation. She has represented multi-national companies and financial institutions in criminal and civil investigations before the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and other US and international agencies. She has experience in matters related to the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) across Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, the implementation of effective anti-corruption programs, and insider trading.

Ms. Lee maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included First Amendment rights, election law, and providing pro bono counsel to nonprofit organizations regarding international law matters.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Lee served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard M. Berman of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She completed internships with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and with Judge Patrick Robinson in the Office of the President at The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. Ms. Lee also worked at Children's Rights, where she assisted with class action institutional reform lawsuits.

Prior to her legal education, Ms. Lee served as a Fulbright Fellow in East Java, Indonesia. She later worked with The William J. Clinton Foundation's Health Access Initiative in Jakarta, which partners with the Sub-directorate of AIDS in the Indonesian Ministry of Health to scale-up access to antiretrovirals in Indonesia.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2011

      Senior Submissions and Articles Editor, Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law, Certificate of Specialization in International Law
    • MA, Yale University, 2009

    • BA, History and Sociology, Dartmouth College, 2005

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • New York

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Richard M. Berman, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2014 - 2015