K. Mark Lee

K. Mark Lee trained as a business litigator and currently handles a wide range of commercial disputes.  His experience includes land use and land rights cases, construction delay and defects disputes, and technology issues for emerging technology and medical device companies, including IP protection and enforcement actions.  For over twenty years, Mr. Lee has acted as general or corporate counsel to numerous start-up technology firms, handling a broad range of licensing, distribution, and manufacturing agreements, as well as corporate governance duties.

Mr. Lee’s career includes more than three decades of experience as an associate, partner, and in-house corporate counsel.  Prior to founding his firm in 2000, he was General Counsel to Nevco Technology, Inc. of Milpitas, where he managed all legal affairs for an international streaming video technology firm.  He also was corporate counsel to a Bay Area financial institution, managing regulatory and land development matters.  Mr. Lee was associated for many years with large regional and national law firms, representing Fortune 100 companies in complex commercial disputes across the country.

Mr. Lee graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA, and earned a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Articles Editor of The American Criminal Law Review.

He has served as Judge Pro Tem for the San Francisco Superior Court and as a member of several arbitration panels in California. He is an active member of the San Mateo County Bar Association (Chair, Community Affairs Committee, 2011, 2012; Diversity Committee, 2013), the Bar Association of San Francisco, and the Asian American Bar Association of the Bay Area.  For many years he chaired site councils for the local public schools in San Mateo.



  • kmlee@leelawllp.com
  • (650) 212-3400