Jennifer M. Lee

Associate
Email: jlee@cremerspina.com
Telephone: 312.601.9656
Fax: 312.726.3818
Biography

Jennifer Lee’s practice is centered on commercial litigation, international law and litigation, and products liability litigation. Jennifer also has experience with financial services litigation, white collar fraud and defense, and internal investigations. Jennifer is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and French.

A graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (B.S.F.S. 2006, magna cum laude) and the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. 2009), Jennifer is a member of the Illinois bar and the Wisconsin bar, and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Jennifer has also been admitted to practice on a pro hac vice basis in many states throughout the United States.

Jennifer is an active member of the Asian American Bar Association, the Chinese Bar Association, and the Wisconsin Bar Association.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. 2009)
    • Wisconsin Law Review, Note & Comment Editor
    • Moot Court, Executive Board Membership Chair
  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (B.S.F.S. 2006, magna cum laude)

Admissions to Practice Law

  • Illinois Bar
  • Wisconsin Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Pro hac vice admissions in many other states throughout the U.S.

Publications

  • Jennifer M. Lee, The Fervor For Foreign Direct Investment, Bloomberg, Sept. 5, 2013.
  • Jennifer M. Lee, A Pair of Star-Crossed Lovers or a Match Made in Heaven? Assessing Dormant-Foreign-Commerce-Clause Limitations on the Wisconsin-China Relationship, 3 Wis. L. Rev. 733, 733-762 (2009).

Memberships

  • Asian American Bar Association
  • Chinese Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
 
Representative Matters
  • Jennifer has successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of corporate defendants in contract breach and premises liability cases.
  • Jennifer regularly represents Chinese and Taiwanese product manufacturers in products liability litigation throughout the United States.
  • Jennifer obtained a $2.15 million federal-court judgment and $100,000 attorneys’ fees award for an Asian manufacturer of furniture products against a North American distributor.
  • Jennifer defended a North American microelectronics company against a $6 million breach of contract lawsuit brought by an Asian sub-supplier company, successfully resulting in the client not paying out any money damages.
  • Jennifer has managed and handled numerous high-stakes e-discovery matters, including over 50,000 Chinese and French language documents, for multiple white collar investigations, patent infringement and trade secret matters, and commercial disputes.