With significant experience as a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, Daniel Lee focuses his practice on representing multinational companies in U.S. regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, with particular experience in matters involving Korea. Mr. Lee regularly investigates fraud allegations, including those related to financial fraud, government contracts fraud, money laundering and public corruption.
Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Lee was a DOJ prosecutor (as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii). While serving in that capacity, Mr. Lee focused on white-collar criminal cases involving investment fraud, health care fraud, defense contractor fraud, and multijurisdictional asset forfeiture and tracing. Earlier in his career, he was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Defense, litigating major crimes for the Pacific region, including Korea, Japan, Hawaii and Guam.