McGuireWoods Associate Yoojin Lee Selected for SFNet’s 40 Under 40

June 29, 2021

The Secured Finance Network has named McGuireWoods debt finance associate Yoojin Lee to its 40 Under 40 list recognizing young professionals for achievements in the secured finance industry. Winners will be feted at a Sept. 9, 2021, awards celebration.

Yoojin conducts closings and due diligence for multibillion-dollar business acquisition deals and drafts licensing, distribution, loan, lease, employment settlement, service and other agreements. Before joining the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office, she practiced law in Seoul, South Korea, and represented international companies with operations in Asia, Europe and the United States, including retail conglomerates, research labs, engineering companies and private equity funds. She earned her J.D. from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, where she was a staff member for the UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs.

“Yoojin is an exceptional adviser for our clients and a dedicated professional, respected by her peers inside and outside McGuireWoods,” said Raj Natarajan, chair of the firm’s Debt Finance Department. “Her hard work and leadership have benefited McGuireWoods, our clients and the community.”

In addition to client work, Lee supervises associates and develops training materials and mentoring programs at McGuireWoods. She was a member of the 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program, which fosters professional development of lawyers early in their careers.

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