About Jeong-Hwa Lee

Jeong-Hwa Lee is an EB-5 immigration attorney and a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, a law firm based in Atlanta, Ga. Attorney Lee has been a lawyer for more than 17 years and has an emphasis in economic development, international law, corporate law among other fields.

Nelson Mullins has a total of 13 offices and possesses a wide range of legal expertise. The lawyers of this firm are well-known for practicing health law, corporate finance, business litigation, product liability, labor and employment, and lobbying. The firm has handled cases for large businesses and corporations, as well as controversial lawsuits of famous and powerful personalities.

Attorney Lee is experienced in helping individuals and international groups wishing to invest in the United States. She specializes in helping corporations and individuals with EB-5 financing, employment among immigrants, and acquiring business licenses and permits for foreigners. She can also provide assistance to foreigners who have visa and immigration issues. In addition to handling immigration and international law issues, Attorney Lee also has experience in other areas of law, including automotive and truck products, corporate, public policy and international law, and economic development.

Attorney Lee's professional background includes serving as legal counsel for international companies that have branches or are based in Korea, and helping several Korean-based start-up companies expand in the United States. She has also assisted foreign companies in dealing with the U.S. government’s business regulatory laws.

Attorney Lee is currently the editor of the Business Law Today and the American Bar Association. She is also serving the Chollabukdo Province of Korea as an adviser. She has also held prestigious positions for several organizations and groups. She served as the president of both the Korean American Bar Association of Georgia (KABAGA) and the Korea Southeast U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She was also a previous regional governor of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL).

Attorney Lee completed her Bachelor of Science degree in education at Troy State University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She later studied and completed a Master of Science degree in educational psychology at the University of Tennessee. She finished her Juris Doctor degree at the University of Georgia. While in law school, Attorney Lee was the executive director of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Attorney Lee is currently a member of the American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, International Association of Korean Lawyers and National Asian-Pacific American Bar Association. She was also once a board member of the Korean Human Rights Association, and a former member of prestigious International Association of Korean Lawyers. Attorney Lee is bilingual and is fluent in English and Korean.

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