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Hyunsok Lee


Hyunsok Lee is an associate in the Project Development & Finance practice. Clients from government entities and commercial banks to private investors and agency lenders look to Hyunsok to represent them in a wide variety of public infrastructure, acquisition and banking and finance matters across the United States and abroad.
His clients include some of the largest commercial banking and multilateral lenders, multiple U.S. and other government entities, development finance institutions and export credit agencies from around the globe. Our clients trust Hyunsok to help them maneuver through the complexities of their project and acquisition financings and advise them on the ins and outs of developing in the United States. Hyunsok understands that diverse clients have different needs and this is why clients count on him.


Representative matters


USDOT for the $1.76 billion TIFIA secured loan for the $5.9 billion Purple Line Light Rail Project in Maryland Project in Maryland, involving a transit line that will connect multiple branches of the Washington, DC Metrorail, all three MARC commuter rail lines, and Amtrak's Northeast Corridor rail service. The Project is structured on a PPP availability payment basis and includes bonds issued by the Maryland Economic Development Corporation.

USEPA for the extension of the $225 million WIFIA loan to the City of San Diego, California for the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program.

USEPA for the extension of the $440 million WIFIA loan to the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, California for the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant Effluent Outfall Tunnel Project.



Attorney-at-Law, New York

Certified Public Accountant District of Columbia and Montana


Columbia Law School J.D.

The Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law

Georgetown University B.S.F.S., International Economics, magna cum laude


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.