Partner, Lee & Ko
Chloe (Jung-Myung) Lee is a partner in Lee & Ko’s Banking & Finance Group and Digital Finance Group. She specializes in the areas of digital finance, fintech, financial regulatory & compliance, capital markets, securities and derivatives, providing a broad spectrum of legal advice to both domestic and foreign clients.
Before joining Lee & Ko, she served as Legal Team Leader (General Counsel) of Viva Republica (Toss), a unicorn fintech company in Korea, where she handled legal matters of Toss and its subsidiaries with respect to electronic financial transactions, fintech platform businesses, securities, digital banking and insurance businesses. Prior to working at Toss, she served as Head of Legal of Citigroup Global Markets Korea, Citi’s investment banking subsidiary, supporting their broker-dealer and capital markets businesses such as trading and brokerage of equities, bonds and derivatives, M&A, and issuance of bonds. She also served as Assistant General Counsel of Citi’s Markets & Securities Services Legal located in Singapore, supporting Citi’s APAC region for their structured notes, structured finance, derivatives, fixed income products, FX, and secondary loan trading. Chloe Lee earned her LL.B degree at Seoul National University, College of Law, and LL.M degree at U. C. Berkeley School of Law. Chloe Lee is licensed to practice in Korea. She currently serves as a director for the Financial Affairs Committee of the Korean Bar Association and also is a member of various external committees, academic societies and associations.