Alice Cho Lee

Senior Counsel

Alice Cho Lee is senior counsel at Grant & Eisenhofer, where she works on securities fraud class actions and international litigation and arbitration cases.

Ms. Cho Lee is part of G&E’s international litigation team that represents institutional investor plaintiffs in securities class actions and investment arbitrations in many countries around the world. Current cases include actions against:

  • Danske Bank, in a securities litigation in Denmark based on Danske Bank’s massive money-laundering scheme and subsequent cover-up
  • Republic of Cyprus, in an international investment arbitration before the Wordlbank on behalf of almost one thousand Greek investors
  • Petróleo Brasileiro (“Petrobras”), in an international securities litigation before Brazil’s leading arbitration chamber
  • Volkswagen and Porsche, in securities actions in Germany
  • Banco Espirito Santo/Novo Banco, in several proceedings in Portugal
  • Postbank, in a securities action in Germany
  • Steinhoff, in a securities damages action before the Amsterdam District Court and an Inquiry proceeding before the Netherlands’ Enterprise Chamber
  • BHP, in an Australian class action in which our class/group includes the class representative
  • Toshiba, in a securities litigation in Japan

At G&E, Ms. Cho Lee served as a member of the co-lead counsel litigation team for several of the largest securities class actions in the United States including:

  • Marsh & McLennan, a U.S. securities class action, settled for $400M
  • Merck (Vytorin), a U.S. securities class action that settled for $215M
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co., a U.S. securities class action that settled for $150M

Ms. Cho Lee served on the board of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) for seven years and is an active member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), and KALAGNY.  During law school, Ms. Cho Lee interned as a law clerk for the Honorable Frederic Block, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York.  She has also worked at the New York City Human Rights Commission and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Ms. Cho Lee graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2004 and received a B.A. in English from the University at Albany.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • University at Albany, B.A.


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of NJ
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY
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