Phillip Lee

Lecturer in Law

Phillip is a Lecturer at UCLA School of Law, and he teaches Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research for LL.M.s. Prior to joining UCLA, Phillip taught legal writing to J.D. students at law schools in Los Angeles and the Silicon Valley.

Currently, Phillip as in-house counsel works on litigation and transactional matters for Samsung Electronics. Prior to joining Samsung Electronics, he practiced intellectual property litigation at a number of national law firms and litigation boutiques. Earlier in his career, Phillip had the honor of serving as a judicial law clerk in two federal courts - the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Phillip is licensed to practice in California, New York, and Washington, D.C. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and he is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Prior to joining the legal profession, Phillip served in the Marine Corps and was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.

Phillip received his B.S. and B.A. from the University of California, Irvine, his M.S. and M.A. from Columbia University, and his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.