Kris Lee is the Assistant Director of CASRIP. She received her J.D. (1990) and LL.M. (1991, Asian Law) from the University of Washington. After graduating, she went to Korea and worked at the General Counsel's Office of the Samsung Group for four years before joining Lee & Ko (one of the largest law firms in Korea) and then Choi & Kim, specializing in maritime and corporate law. She returned to the US in 2002 and continued her legal career at LeGros Buchanan & Paul. She took some time off and has returned to the UW School of Law in 2008 to work with CASRIP.