Sharon M. Lee

Upholding the Rights of Investors

Sharon M. Lee is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office. Sharon’s practice is focused primarily on representing public and private institutional investors and other investors in securities and financial fraud litigation matters. She also has leading role in evaluating securities matters and advising clients’ on their claims. Sharon has contributed to the prosecution of a number of the firm’s securities cases, including actions involving Qwest Communications International, Inc., Bank of America Corp., Celera Corp., A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd., BofI Holding, Inc., and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Before coming to Lieff Cabraser, Sharon was an attorney at a large plaintiffs’ class action law firm in New York, where she represented investors in securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and other investor litigation.

Sharon is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law where she served as an editor of The New York International Law Review and authored an article on China’s securities laws published therein. She earned her M.A. in East Asian Studies and a B.A. in Asian Studies, both from St. John’s University.

Sharon’s publications include “Post-Tellabs Treatment of Confidential Witnesses in Federal Securities Litigation,” 2 J. Sec. Law, Reg. and Compliance 205 (3d ed. 2009) (co-author). She has served as a member of the Rapid Response Committee of the Asian Bar Association of Washington and the Washington State Joint Asian Judicial Evaluation Committee.