Timothy C. Lee is an associate in Baker Botts' Washington office, where he is a member of the firm's Global Projects group. His practice focuses on foreign investment reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), foreign anti-corruption (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) investigations, export controls, and economic sanctions issues. In addition to his private practice, Mr. Lee's pro bono practice focuses on immigration cases, including representing asylum applicants in immigration court. Most recently, Mr. Lee helped to have asylum granted for a client from the Gambia, who fled his country due to persecution based on his religious and political beliefs, as well as his membership in a particular social group.
While in law school, Mr. Lee interned at the D.C. Superior Court for the Senior Judges Chambers and was a Notes Editor on the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. Prior to law school, Mr. Lee worked for two and a half years in Southeast Asia as an English teacher, and for an international human rights organization as an investigations intern.