Felix S. Lee

Partner, Securities Litigation  

Mountain View 650.335.7123


Felix Lee is a securities enforcement and litigation partner focusing on the defense of securities class actions, derivative suits, merger litigation and government investigations. Felix has handled some of the largest and most complex securities class actions in the country, with the combined claimed damages of his matter representations totaling in excess of $50 billion. He also regularly conducts internal investigations for corporate boards as well as their audit or special litigation committees.

Felix has chaired Fenwick’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee for over ten years, during which time the American Lawyer has consistently ranked Fenwick among the Top 10 law firms nationally for diversity. Since 2009, Felix has also served on the board of the Asian Law Alliance, a legal non-profit that has helped tens of thousands of people obtain decent housing, justice in the immigration process and access to basic human and legal rights.

Recent Regulatory and Internal Investigations

  • Representation of Fortune 100 company in internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of improper accounting.
  • Representation of Fortune 100 company in investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption and related SEC and DOJ investigations.
  • Representation of medical device manufacturer in internal investigation of improper revenue recognition.
  • Representation of numerous high-technology companies in internal investigations of stock option backdating allegations.

Recent Litigation Representations

  • Representation of numerous high technology companies and executives in merger litigation, including litigation of motions to enjoin mergers and related follow-on litigation.
  • Representation of directors in wireless technology company in breach of fiduciary duty derivative litigation.
  • Representation of medical device manufacturer in shareholder litigation and related derivative litigation and shareholder demands.
  • Representation of leading venture capital companies in investor disputes.
  • Representation of numerous companies and executives in shareholder class action and derivative litigation related to alleged stock option backdating.

Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Felix was an associate at Clifford Chance and Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison.​