John Lee

John Lee

Partner, RSM US

Metro Region: Los Angeles

Member Since: 2022

As a Partner in Business Tax Services, John advises public and privately held companies, partnerships, not-for-profit organizations, and foreign-owned corporations. Having started his career at a global law firm, John later worked for Big Four accounting firms before joining RSM.

John has advised clients on a wide range of U.S. domestic and cross-border issues, including business expansions into the U.S., financing and refinancing structures, tax due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, state income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, credits and incentives, treaty qualification, repatriation, withholding taxes, and FATCA, among others.

John is also the National Leader of RSM’s InspirAsian employee network group. With a membership of 1,400+ across the U.S. and Canada, InspirAsian seeks to uplift and support RSM employees and clients of Pan-Asian backgrounds. In 2019, John was named an RSM IMPACT Award winner for his focus on inclusive leadership and moving with intention toward a goal of unconscious inclusion across RSM.

John is a New York and New Jersey State Bars member and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He holds a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and an LL.M. in taxation with a state and local tax specialist certificate from Georgetown University Law Center.