Sophie Kao is a senior attorney at Lee & Li, Attorneys-at-Law. Her practice areas include criminal and civil litigation, labor dispute and IP dispute resolution. Since she was once a law clerk in Criminal Department of Taiwan High Court, she specializes in criminal defenses involving forgery, fraud, defamation, embezzlement, and breach of trust. She also deals with violations of the Securities and Exchange Act for misrepresentation on financial reports, share price manipulation, insider trading, irregular transaction, and breach of the Banking Act and the Money Laundering Control Act.
When she was a law clerk in Taiwan High Court, she worked on material financial and bribery cases include the alleged insider trading of the director of Powerchip Technology Corporation, the alleged draining of funds of the director of JinWen University of Science & Technology, the alleged bribery of legislators. She is now working on high-profiled cases such as defending a former 101 chairman against alleged violations of the Banking Act and the Securities and Exchange Act, Hermes Microvision, Inc. insider trading, celebrities suing Next Magazine for invasion of privacy and tort liabilities for reimbursement, accusing the draining of funds of Singfor Life Insurance Co, Ltd., and defending Wang family in the Lafayette case.
Chung Yuan Christian University (LL. B.) (2001)
Soochow University (M.B.A.) (1999)
Criminal Dispute Representation and Defense: Economic Criminal Law, General criminal law, Money Laundering Prevention Act; Criminal Dispute Representation and Defense: Labor Law Dispute; Trademark Dispute Resolutions
Law Clerk, Taiwan High Court
Attorney admitted in Taiwan (2015)
Ruling No. 108-Tai-Shang-Da-4349 Rendered by the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court on May 19, 2021—Method of Calculating Criminal Proceeds from Insider Trading and the Extent of the Proceeds LEE & LI Bulletin -June 2021
The Ruling of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court Dated Jan. 27, 2021 The scope of the Supreme Court's review when defendants appeal the charges they are guilty of LEE & LI Bulletin -February 2021