B.A., Vanderbilt; M.A.L.D., Tufts University; J.D., University of California Berkeley
Lee Caplan is a partner at Arent Fox where his practice focuses on international arbitration, international investment law and policy, public international law, and corporate social responsibility. He represents private and sovereign clients in a wide range of international dispute resolution matters. Prior to joining Arent Fox, Lee worked in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Legal Adviser where he defended the United States in investment treaty arbitration and advised on U.S. investment treaty negotiations, including with China and the Trans-Pacific Partner (TPP) countries. He also represented the United States in numerous arbitrations before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal. Lee currently serves as a member of the U.S. delegation to the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and previously co-chaired the ABA’s International Courts Committee. Lee served as a law clerk at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal for Judge Charles N. Brower and earned degrees from U.C. Berkeley School and Law and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.