Lee W. Kuo is a member in the firm’s Business practice area, where she focuses her practice on healthcare and general business and corporate matters. Lee’s healthcare practice focuses on hospital and physician contracting, fraud and abuse, privacy and security compliance, health information technology, public hospital district issues, professional and facility licensing, reimbursement, and equipment and office leasing.  Her health information technology experience includes negotiating contracts for electronic health records, software licenses, data hosting services, and health information exchange systems.  In Lee’s general business practice, she assists clients in matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation and governance, real estate transactions, technology licensing and contract negotiation.

Lee, a Seattle native, received a B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University.  She received her law degree, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Seattle University Law Review. During law school, Lee also served as an extern at the University of Washington Health Sciences Division of the Washington Attorney General’s Office. Prior to law school, Lee worked as a consultant working primarily with healthcare clients.

Practice Areas

Association Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association - Health Law Section - Chair (2017-present); Executive Committee Member (2014-present)
  • King County Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., Stanford University, Philosophy

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • Legal Voice - Nominating Committee (2017-present); Board of Directors (2008-2014)
  • Washington Medical-Legal Partnership - Advisory Board Chair (2017-present); Advisory Board Member (2015-present)
  • Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys

Publications

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