Christine J. Lee
Christine J. Lee is Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner and a member of the Business Litigation team. Her practice spans commercial litigation, construction litigation/claims/contracts, government contracts, surety, real estate litigation and transactions, and federal subpoena practice.
Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Christine was an Associate at a national construction and surety law firm where she handled domestic and international dispute resolution and risk management matters, 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 for 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.
- International Bar Association (IBA) – International Construction Projects Committee Member
- Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
- Washington State Bar Association – Litigation Section, Construction Law Section
- Korean American Bar Association (KABA)
Presentations & Seminars
- Contributing Author for North America sections: CONSTRUCTION LAW INTERNATIONAL: AN OVERVIEW (Wolfgang Breyer ed., 2019).
- 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 top global companies. 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.