ALI Council
Elected Member

Carol F. Lee

New York, NY
Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.
Yale University, B.A., History
University of Oxford, B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Yale Law School, J.D.

Carol F. Lee is Special Counsel at Taconic Capital Advisors, an SEC-registered investment advisor based in New York City that manages seven private investment funds, with total assets under management of approximately $6.5 billion.

Ms. Lee was elected to the ALI in February 2008 and was elected to the Council in May 2012. She is an Adviser, Restatement Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons, and a member of the Members Consultative Groups for the Restatement of Consumer Contracts.  She was a member of the MCG for the Restatement Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.

From 1983 to 1993, she was an associate and then a partner at Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering in Washington, D.C. Her practice included international corporate transactions and joint ventures, Supreme Court and appellate litigation, international aviation regulation, and campaign finance law.

From 1993 to 1995, she was General Counsel of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the U.S. government export credit agency. From 1995 to 2002, she was Vice President and General Counsel of the International Finance Corporation, the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group. From 2007 through 2012, she was General Counsel of Taconic Capital Advisors.

She clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and for Justice Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court.  

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Areas of Expertise
International Law
Securities Law
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)
Finance (Banking Law)