• Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (J.D.); Senior Articles Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
  • University of Chicago (B.A., Biological Sciences)

Moon Hee Lee is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP.

Ms. Lee earned her J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where she served as the Senior Articles Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. While in law school, Ms. Lee served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable James B. Zagel of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She also served as a research assistant in the areas of copyright, trade secret, and patent law. In addition, Ms. Lee was a teaching assistant for torts and contracts. She was named a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar, a recognition awarded to the student with the highest grade in contracts.

Ms. Lee earned her B.A. in Biological Sciences with Specialization in Neuroscience from the University of Chicago.

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Elliot Brown and Moon Hee Lee, "En banc review of 'Blurred Lines' case is warranted," Daily Journal (April 2018).

Seeing's Insight: Toward a Visual Substantial Similarity Test for Copyright Infringement of Pictorial, Graphic, and Sculptural Works, 111 Nw. U. L. Rev. 833 (2017).

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • 2017, California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California