Melanie E. Lee is Director, Senior Counsel of Louis Vuitton. She joined Louis Vuitton in 2012 and is responsible for providing Louis Vuitton North America, Inc. and its subsidiaries commercial and corporate business and legal advice, legal contract negotiation support, and oversees all corporate initiatives in various areas including: marketing, digital, public relations, advertising, technology, customs/logistics, and tax. Melanie also serves as the Data Privacy expert for Louis Vuitton and its subsidiaries. In 2005, Melanie began her legal career at Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP in New York City as a corporate associate in the securities, general corporate and banking corporate groups where she worked for over four years and also worked at King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta as a corporate associate in the mergers & acquisitions corporate group for two years. From 2012-2014 Melanie served on the Leadership Board of Counsel of Urban Professionals (CUP), a non-profit organization she remains an active member of, whose mission is to connect, empower, and mobilize the next generation of diverse business and civic leaders.
Melanie received her J.D., cum laude from Hofstra University School of Law where she served as a member of the Hofstra Law Review.
She resides in Great Neck, New York, with her husband and daughter.