Alex Lee

Professor of Law


Professor Lee teaches Securities Regulation, Administrative Law and Regulatory Policy, and Regulation: Theory, Practice, and Reality at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. His interests include securities regulation, administrative law, cost-benefit analysis, law and economics, litigation and settlement models, theories of regulation, and consumer protection law. Professor Lee previously taught at USC Gould School of Law. He served as senior council in the Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Professor Lee clerked for the Honorable Thomas B. Griffith on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He has extensive teaching assistant and research experience at Yale University, Yale Law School, and Harvard University. Professor Lee received his B.A. in Mathematics from Harvard College, where he graduated summa cum laude, and his M.A. in Mathematics from Cambridge University. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale Graduate School.  

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic Regulation

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  • BA summa cum laude, Mathematics, Harvard College
  • Part III of Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge
  • PhD in Economics, Yale University
  • JD, Yale Law School

Prior Appointments

  • Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Associate Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • Assistant Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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