Yuanchung Lee is an appellate attorney at the Federal Defenders of New York. Lee clerked for the Honorable Jon O. Newman of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Following his clerkship, Lee joined the Federal Defenders as an attorney in the Southern District of New York trial unit. He became an appellate attorney in 2000.
He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Yale Law Journal, an M.A. in philosophy from Brown University, and a B.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University.