HONG KONG, November 10, 2017: Euromoney Legal Media Group recognized Morgan Lewis partner Suet-Fern Lee for her dedication to the legal profession in Asia with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award as part of its Asia Women in Business Law Awards. The judges recognized the groundbreaking effort of Ms. Lee in spearheading the merger between the former Singapore firm Stamford Law, which she founded and chaired, and Morgan Lewis. The judges also recognized Ms. Lee’s professional experience in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, competition/antitrust, compliance and regulatory, and M&A and private equity practices in Asia.
“I am honored by this recognition from Euromoney Legal Media Group,” said Ms. Lee. “I am grateful to work in close collaboration with clients who are facilitating growth across Asia.”
Ms. Lee advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and corporate finance. She routinely leads some of the largest corporate transactions in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region. Her work also includes counseling companies and boards. Ms. Lee also has served on the board of directors of various publicly listed companies in the region and held leadership roles in a number of nonprofit organizations. Ms. Lee is a director of Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC, a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
The awards, which were held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong, also supported the Women’s Foundation, which seeks to improve the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong.