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Williams Kastner Associate

Christine J. Lee

Education & Bar Admissions

University of Washington School of Law
J.D., 2009

University of Washington
B.A., honors, 2004

U.S. District Court
Western Washington

Washington

Christine J. Lee

About

Christine J. Lee is an Associate in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner and a member of the Business Litigation team. Her practice spans both domestic and international work with a focus on construction litigation and claims, construction contracts, government contracting, commercial litigation, and suretyship.

Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Christine was an Associate at a construction and surety law firm where she worked on construction-related dispute resolution and risk management matters throughout the United States and the world, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, claims, and contract drafting and review. Prior to that role, she served as international corporate counsel for a major global engineering and construction company located in Seoul, Korea, where she worked on contracts and dispute management/resolution matters on multi-million and multi-billion dollar projects. As corporate counsel, Christine was responsible for risk management and dispute resolution for numerous types of projects across the globe, including power and desalination plants, hydrocarbon processing plants, industrial plants, nuclear power, civil infrastructure, and buildings and structures.

While in law school at the University of Washington School of Law, Christine served as Judicial Extern for the Honorable Marsha J. Pechman of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA) – International Construction Projects Committee Member
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Washington State Bar Association – Construction Law Section
  • American Bar Association – Forum on Construction Law
  • Korea American Bar Association (KABA)

Presentations & Seminars

  • Co-presented a two-day lecture series on construction law issues in the United States in Seoul, South Korea for legal and construction professionals, including corporate counsel from some of the top companies in the world. June 2017.
  • Author: “’Pollute Now, Control Later’ No More: Combating Environmental Degradation in China Through an Approach Based in Public Interest Litigation and Public Participation,” Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, Volume 17, June 2008.