Yun G. Lee ’83
April 2023 – Yun G. Lee ’83 was born in South Korea and moved with her family to the United States when she was eight years old. Five years later, Yun and her brothers, Hyun Lee ’86 and Woo Lee ’88, came to Renbrook. Yun attended Renbrook from seventh through ninth grade and is a member of the Class of 1983.
After Renbrook, Yun attended Phillips Academy for high school and then Brown University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy. After graduating from college, Yun went to Harvard Law School. As a law student, Yun served as an editor for the Harvard Women’s Law Journal and as a student legal advocate at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic.
Following graduation from law school, Yun worked as an attorney at firms in New York, where she represented clients in complex litigation as well as regulatory and internal investigations. After ten years in private practice, Yun joined AIG as Assistant General Counsel for its Litigation Group, and in 2008, she became Associate General Counsel. Nine years later, in 2017, she became Managing Director for AIG Investments. Throughout her career, Yun has managed a vast array of significant litigation and regulatory enforcement, and internal investigation matters, including those arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.
Yun was a 2023 Alumni Special Guest Speaker at Renbrook and is a loyal supporter of the Renbrok Fund. She is a committed volunteer, representing clients pro bono in matters involving immigration, housing, and women’s rights. She has provided legal assistance to refugees seeking reunification with their families, represented low-income tenants who were facing eviction, and served on the Board of Directors of South Brooklyn Legal Services. Yun currently serves as a volunteer mediator for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts based in New York and on the Advisory Council of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. She is also a member of the Andover Development Board and serves on the Equity and Inclusion Committee of the Andover Alumni Council.