Professor Ilhyung Lee's research and teaching interests relate to the international and comparative setting, and the dispute resolution process. His scholarship addresses: the arbitration method and arbitrator ethics in international commercial disputes; comparative approaches to individual rights; the intersection of law, society, and culture in Korea; the impact of culture on the dispute resolution process; and dispute resolution in sports. Professor Lee teaches Comparative Constitutional Law, Cross-cultural Dispute Resolution, International Commercial Arbitration, Intellectual Property, and Sports Law.
Professor Lee has taught at Waseda University Faculty of Law, in Tokyo, Japan as a Fulbright Scholar, and also at the Tokyo University of Science, Master of Intellectual Property Program. He teaches the cross-cultural dispute resolution subject as adjunct faculty at Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution.
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 International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the University of Missouri Campus Mediation Service, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, among others. He is also a member of 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. Professor Lee is on leave during the fall 2011 semester.