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Andrew Lee
Attorney at Law
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alee@lhlaw.com (213) 623-2221 (213) 623-2211 http://lhlaw.com
Simon Hong
Attorney at Law
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ssh@lhlaw.com (213) 623-2221 (213) 623-2211 http://lhlaw.com

 

Andrew Lee Andrew Lee advises international business enterprises in corporate and financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, international and cross-border transactions, products liability, real estate, tax and other general business matters. He has extensive experience representing corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures of major Korean multinational companies in various commercial transactions. Client industries include steel, automobile, medical devices, Internet, banking and real estate.
 

Mr. Lee represented a major Korean steel company in an international consortium to build and operate a USD 400 million steel facility in Venezuela. He has handled numerous acquisitions and dispositions involving millions of dollars of foreign subsidiary corporations or operating units on behalf of major Korean business groups.

Mr. Lee also has substantial experience advising in-house corporate counsel and/or executives as outside corporate counsel, including serving as national or regional counsel for large corporations. In his role as outside corporate counsel, Mr. Lee advises clients on internal company issues, such as labor and employment matters and disputes, creating and enforcing corporate policies and procedures, and advising and counseling the Board of Directors and management on general matters. Mr. Lee also has broad extensive experience managing large litigation cases including products liability cases for foreign and domestic manufacturers and distributors.

Having passed the CPA exam and worked at a Big 5 accounting firm, Mr. Lee’s technical financial background and diverse cultural awareness enable him to successfully represent large Korean companies in their international business dealings.

He is admitted to practice in California and the United States Tax Court.

 


Simon Hong
Simon Hong specializes in representing domestic and foreign financial institutions in all facets of commercial and real estate lending, workouts, secured lender remedies, receiverships, collection litigation and post-judgment enforcements. He has extensive experience handling complex judicial and non-judicial foreclosures of real, personal and mixed collateral; financing, packaging, selling and purchasing commercial loan portfolios; and coordinating all types of litigation involving enforcement and collection of export bills of exchange. He has successfully obtained judgments in hundreds of millions of dollars in favor of Korean banks and insurance corporations. He has also represented a major Korean bank in connection with securities fraud and RICO litigation in federal courts in Boston and New York.
Mr. Hong’s practice also includes bank formation, financial institution regulation and examination, as well as mergers and acquisitions of banks. 

Mr. Hong serves as outside general counsel for the US subsidiaries of several Korean banks and conglomerates, and represents a Korean semi-government agency in the export credit and bond insurance business.

He frequently speaks at seminars and workshops sponsored by Korean banks in California and Korea on various topics including US banking law, real estate secured lending transactions, loan documentation strategies and cost-effective collection of judgments.

Mr. Hong is admitted to practice in California.