Professor Lee’s principal research interests are in property and intellectual property, focusing on the intersection between moral reasoning and economic analysis in the law. His most recent scholarship has been published in the Columbia Law Review and in an Oxford University Press collection of papers by property theorists on the philosophical foundations of property law. He is an Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Fourth) of Property and was elected to membership in the American Law Institute in 2015. At the Law School, he is affiliated with the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law.
Professor Lee holds a Ph.D. in philosophy. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 2009, he served as law clerk to Judge Ralph K. Winter, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In law school, he was a Book Reviews and Features Editor for the Yale Law Journal.