Jiyeon Lee-Lim is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s tax department. Her major practice area includes international and corporate tax, with a particular emphasis on financial products, capital markets transactions, securitisation transactions and cross-border tax planning. Ms Lee-Lim previously served as head of the firm’s international tax group.
Ms Lee-Lim has represented a large number of US and multinational financial institutions in connection with a wide range of financing transactions and debt and equity derivatives, and advised many investment managers in asset-backed securities offerings and other structured finance transactions. She has also represented numerous US and international corporations in connection with private and registered securities offerings as well as corporate reorganisations and international tax planning, and has advised sovereign investors in connection with inbound investments.
Ms Lee-Lim has been on the executive committee of the tax section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) since 2003, and is a co-chair of the NYSBA tax section committee on securitizations and structured finance.