Gary Lee

Board Member

Mr. Lee is co-chair of the international law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP’s Finance Department. He advises clients on domestic and international restructuring and insolvency matters in the United States, United Kingdom, and continental Europe. He also served as lead lawyer representing the insurance division of the State of Rhode Island’s Department of Business Regulation, when GTE RE successfully obtained approval from a Rhode Island state court for the first-ever discharge and liquidations of the obligations of a solvent insurer in the U.S. He was honored as “Person of the Year” by the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies in 2011 for his work on the GTE RE liquidation. Turnarounds & Workouts named him an Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer for 2012 and 2013, an honor that is awarded to only twelve attorneys nationwide on an annual basis.  Mr. Lee was named an AmLaw Dealmaker of the Year for 2014 in recognition of his work in Residential Capital’s chapter 11 case.  Mr. Lee graduated from Manchester University (LL.B., 1988) and is admitted to practice in New York and England and Wales.