Yoon-Young Lee Named a “Minority Business Leader” by the Washington Business Journal

Yoon-Young Lee Named a “Minority Business Leader” by the Washington Business Journal

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The Washington Business Journal named Partner Yoon-Young Lee to its 7th annual "Minority Business Leaders" list, which recognizes the entrepreneurial drive, creativity and success of the Greater Washington region's top minority business owners and leaders.

Lee is a partner in WilmerHale's Securities Department, chair of the Broker-Dealer Compliance and Regulation Practice Group, member of the Management Committee, and is known for her influence and involvement in developing the firm's diversity initiatives and paving the way for women and minorities in the legal profession.

On March 21, the Washington Business Journal published a personal profile and video, showcasing Lee's journey-from when she arrived to the US from Korea as a young girl, to overcoming language and cultural barriers, graduating from Harvard Law School, becoming the first Korean-American partner at WilmerHale, and balancing work and family.

Lee's achievements were celebrated at an awards ceremony on March 20 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington DC.