Yonghwa Lee

Yonghwa Lee

Of Counsel
Dallas, Texas
Yonghwa Lee is an attorney at the Law Office of Sul Lee PLLC. Mr. Lee's main area of practice is federal immigration and naturalization law. Prior to joining the firm, he has many years of various professional experiences as an in-house counsel for an energy conglomerate and a private equity firm, including: executing a multi-year natural gas supply contract with the United States government; negotiating a multi-million-dollar movie fund with a Hollywood studio; defending a foreign investment case against New Zealand government; handling senior boardroom disputes of an international energy organization; setting up an investment vehicle for farming industry; and drafting a share purchase agreement for a high-tech start-up company in Silicon Valley. Mr. Lee also has various working experiences as a human rights practitioner and an adjunct professor of law.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Commercial Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • Korea University, Seoul
    • Major: Business Administration

Representative Clients

  • Saesung Private Equity, Inc.
  • Neofarm Australia Pty.Ltd.
  • Skype Services-Korea
  • Korean Dream, LLC.


  • Comparative Criminal Law, Soongsil University, 2013 - Present
  • Human Rights in North Korea, North Korea Strategy Center, 2015 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Michigan State University College of Law - Merit Scholarship (LL.M), 2010 - 2011
  • United States Department of Defense - Certificate of Achievement, 1996 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar Association, 2011 - Present
  • Christian Lawyers Fellowship, 2012 - 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Daesung Holdings Co.Ltd, In-House Counsel, 2012 - 2016
  • Soongsil University College of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2013 - 2016


  • Korean