Jones Day welcomes Corey Lee in Cleveland as partner in Firm's Business & Tort Litigation Practice
The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Corey Lee has joined the Firm as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice, where he will be based in the Firm's Cleveland Office.
Mr. Lee focuses on commercial litigation, including disputes arising from information security and data breach incidents, contracts, class actions, business torts, and product liability. He also has a wide range of experience conducting internal investigations for companies in the health care, consumer products, and retail industries.
At Jones Day, Mr. Lee is expected to represent clients in consumer class actions, product liability litigation, legal and regulatory issues involving data breach incidents, and various corporate compliance matters. He will also advise clients on the preservation, collection, and production of electronically stored information.
"Corey has built an impressive career as a go-to lawyer for commercial litigation matters and is a respected member of the bar," said Heather Lennox, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Cleveland Office. "He is an excellent complement to our team in Cleveland as we focus on our commitment to providing the best in client service and dedication to the Northern Ohio business community. We are pleased to welcome him to the office and look forward to his contributions to Jones Day."
Mr. Lee was named to Daily Business Review's "40 Under 40 Rising Stars" in 2015 and was recognized among "South Florida's Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business" in 2016.
"Corey's track record of assisting clients with retail and consumer products litigation, class action and multi-district litigation, and cybersecurity and privacy litigation is an important asset that will serve our clients' needs," said John Majoras, co-leader of Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice. "He has commercial litigation experience in a number of industries—especially financial services and consumer products—so he will be an excellent addition to our practice. We are excited to work with Corey on behalf of our clients."
Mr. Lee graduated from Duke University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University. He served as a judicial clerk for Hon. John Lungstrum, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, prior to going into private practice at a national law firm.