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Felix S. Lee

Partner, Securities Litigation  

Mountain View 650.335.7123

Overview

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 and their audit or special litigation committees, as well as providing advice and analysis of corporate governance and compliance issues.

Felix has also chaired Fenwick & West’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.

Representative Experience:

Recent Litigation Representations

  • Representation of storage company in securities class action, successfully obtaining dismissal as well as affirmance of the dismissal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • 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 multiple leading venture capital companies and shareholder representatives in investor disputes

Recent Regulatory and Internal Investigations

  • Representation of Fortune 100 company in internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of improper accounting
  • Multiple representations of Fortune 100 company in investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and related SEC and DOJ investigations
  • Representation of employees in Fortune 100 company in internal investigation of accounting allegations
  • Representation of Fortune 100 company in internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of improper accounting
  • Multiple representations of Fortune 100 company in investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption and related SEC and DOJ investigations
  • Representation of employees in Fortune 100 company in internal investigation of accounting allegations

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

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