Professor Ilhyung Lee specializes in the fields of dispute resolution, law and society in East Asia (Korea focus), and sports law. He teaches Cross-cultural Dispute Resolution, International Commercial Arbitration, Comparative Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Sports Law, and Trademarks.
Professor Lee taught at Waseda University Faculty of Law, in Tokyo, Japan, as a Fulbright Scholar, and also lectured at the Tokyo University of Science, Master of Intellectual Property Program. He has taught the cross-cultural dispute resolution subject as a visiting professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and as adjunct or summer session faculty at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution; Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; and UMKC School of Law.
A Senior Fellow at the Law School’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, Professor Lee is included in the roster of neutrals for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Mediators List), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, USA Track & Field, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the University of Missouri Campus Mediation Service, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He has written a number of decisions as a panelist in domain name disputes administered by WIPO. Professor Lee also issued “Expert Determinations” relating to applications filed under ICANN’s new gTLD application program.
Professor Lee is a member of the training committee of Mediators Beyond Borders, the planning committee of the East Asian Law and Society Collaborative Research Network (within the Law and Society Association), the National Sports Law Institute, and the Sports Lawyers Association.
Professor Lee’s private practice experience includes positions at Cravath, Swaine & Moore (New York) and Kim & Chang (Seoul, Korea). Previously, he was law clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. As a law student, he was an articles editor on the law review, and graduated with Order of the Coif honors.