Kathryn (Lee) Boyd


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Los Angeles, CA 90071 – USA

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New York, NY 10017


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Kathryn (Lee) Boyd is an American lawyer and educator who has practiced and taught international law for over 25 years, both as a law faculty member of Pepperdine Law School and as an advocate in several landmark international human rights and commercial litigation and arbitration matters.  

 She is a graduate of the Harvard Law School with honors and qualified in New York and California where she maintains offices.  

Lee is an authority in international human rights, having taught, published, and practiced in the field for 25 years. Lee melds an academic approach with practical litigation skills to offer clients “top shelf” representation when the stakes are high.

Lee is experienced in complex commercial litigation and arbitration, foreign sovereign immunity, cross-border disputes, foreign domestic and investment property restitution, and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.  

Among other matters, Lee has successfully represented a global entertainment and sports company against a FTSE 100 online gaming company in arbitration; successfully represented U.S. terrorism victims in international litigation and arbitration as well as enforcement of judgment against Iran; and successfully represented investors worldwide international arbitrations.  She is currently representing investors in Bilateral Investment Treaty arbitrations. She speaks proficient Spanish and conversational French.  

Lee Boyd is a graduate of Harvard University Law School (J.D., cum laude) and the University of Virginia (B.A., with highest honors).


Bar Admissions:  California, New York, and Virginia (pending)


Other Professional Organizations

New York State Bar Association, International Law Section

California State Bar Association, Litigation Section

International Law Association, American Branch (former Executive Board member), Human Rights Committee

California Lawyers Association, International Law Section

Board member, Transparency International Honduras Chapter, Association for a More Just Society

California International Arbitration Council (CIAC)

Institute for Transnational Arbitrators




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