Professor Rhee’s legal experience includes positions as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and a trial attorney in the Honors Program of the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has significant investment banking experience. He was a vice president in financial institutions investment banking at Fox-Pitt, Kelton (a unit of Swiss Re) in New York, and an M&A investment banker at UBS Warburg in London. He has worked on public and private M&A assignments, distressed restructurings, private equity funding, and debt and equity issuances. He is actively involved in academic, professional, and educational writing projects. His scholarly interests include risk-focused economic analyses of legal and social problems. The subject areas of study have included business, torts, and civil justice.
His articles have been published or accepted for publication in the New York University Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Emory Law Journal, William & Mary Law Review, University of Colorado Law Review, George Mason Law Review, Florida Law Review, Arizona State Law Journal, Maryland Law Review, South Carolina Law Review, and Journal of Corporation Law. Professor Rhee is also the author of several books: Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers (Aspen Publishers 2012); Limited Liability Entities: A State by State Gudie to LLCs, LPs and LLPs, volumes 1-10 (2012, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business); Corporate Finance (forthcoming 2014, Aspen Publishers). Professor Rhee’s works are frequently cited in traditional law reviews and academic books. They have also been cited by the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (a joint report of Treasury, Federal Reserve, SEC and CFTC), a GAO report to Congress, RAND Corporation, the Restatement (Third) of Torts, and federal and state courts. He has taught law in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Korea, and business ethics at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. Professor Rhee has also served as an expert witness opining on issues related to his academic studies.