Hyun Jung Lee
Ms. Hyun Jung Lee joined the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in April of 2013 as Legal Counsel. Her responsibilities at the PCA include acting as Tribunal Secretary in PCA-administered arbitrations, in particular those involving Latin American States or the Spanish language. She also assists the PCA Secretary-General in the designation of appointing authority and in the appointment of arbitrators, and is involved in the negotiation of Host Country Agreement with PCA Member States.
Prior to joining the PCA, Ms. Lee was Senior Attorney at the Legal Department of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C., which she joined in 2008. Ms. Lee also practiced law in New York at the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, and in Mexico at the law firm Ritch Mueller SC.
Ms. Lee has an LL.B. from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City, and an LL.M. from Columbia University in New York, where she graduated as Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She is admitted to practice law in Mexico and New York.