December 20, 2023

Achieving Work-Life Balance with Alina Lee

In 2021, Alina Lee founded Your Ad Attorney, LLC which serves as outside general counsel to companies in the marketing, tech, retail, utilities, and consulting spaces. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Alina was Senior Corporate Counsel for several corporations including Mailchimp and Southern Company Gas, worked as a corporate transactional attorney at Morris, Manning & Martin (MMM) in Atlanta, and practiced corporate transactional law for almost two years at Rogers & Hardin.

Alina graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she received Academic Excellence Awards in Comparative Law and Immigration Law and Policy. She attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree in History while playing on UGA’s varsity women’s golf team, which was ranked top five in the nation. In her sophomore year, Alina became the youngest medalist of a NCAA Division I golf tournament when she tied for first place (no play-off) at the Ladies Puerto Rico Classic.

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In this episode, Tim and Taylor welcome Atlanta attorney turned entrepreneur, Alina Lee to the podcast. Alina discusses her journey from golf prodigy to attorney to business owner. Realizing unprecedented growth, Alina shares her surprise by the early success of her new law firm, the benefits of providing true work-life balance, and helping small businesses protect their intellectual property.

Episode Highlights:

• What Matters to Small Business [0:03:03] • Getting Started [0:03:31] • A Unique Market [0:05:00] • Leading the Firm [0:07:32] • Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Brand [0:08:27] • Surprising Success [10:11] • Learning on the Job [0:12:10] • Leveraging Lessons Learned through Golf [0:13:24] • Accountability in a Flexible Workplace [0:16:28] • Ideal Employee Profile [0:18:56] • Best and Worst Mistake [0:20:33] • What’s Next? [0:23:03] • Maintaining Your Mental Health [0:24:24] • Rapid Fire [0:26:10] • Contact Information [0:30:00] • SBM Announcements [0:31:01]