Roger Lee



  • B.A., Political Science, from University of California at Berkeley
  • J.D. from Boston University School of Law

Roger B. Lee is a Partner in the Firm’s corporate practice.

Roger’s practice focuses on advising emerging growth and middle market companies in a wide variety of transactions. Roger regularly acts as outside general counsel to his clients, providing comprehensive guidance on any critical issue affecting his clients, with a focus on buy and sell side mergers and acquisitions and all aspects of capital formation and debt and equity financing.

Roger’s practice includes advising start-ups, emerging growth, and middle market companies in a wide variety of transactions, and has worked with companies in many varied industries, including food and beverage, apparel and other consumer products, software/tech, cyber security, restaurants, entertainment, and cleantech/renewable energy.

Before joining the Firm, Roger served as in-house counsel to a Global Fortune 500 company and practiced with prominent international law firms in Los Angeles and New York.

  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Stock purchase and sale transactions
  • Asset acquisitions and dispositions
  • Roll-up and spin-off transactions
  • Seed and venture capital financings and other private placements
  • Debt and equity financings
  • Project financings
  • Minority investment transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Entity formations
  • Corporate governance matters
  • Stockholder agreements
  • Options, profits interests, and other equity incentive plans
  • Commercial contracts, including manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and marketing agreements
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of California
  • Roger serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Naturally LA, a nonprofit organization focused on developing the natural and sustainable consumer products ecosystem in Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys (2023)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal, Leaders of Influence: Thriving in Their 40s (2022)
  • The National Law Review, Go-To Thought Leader (2022)
  • CHIPS Act Tax Credit Ambiguities
    • The National Law Review, August 22, 2022
  • Key Employee-Retention Strategies To Practice In M&A Deals
    • Law360, April 21, 2022

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