The Seoul Central District Court found Lee guilty of providing bribes worth millions of dollars to Choi Soon Sil, a childhood friend and confidante of ousted president Park Geun-hye.
“Mom did everything and I didn’t know anything,” Chung Yoo-ra, 20, said in January.
Samsung will be hoping to atone for the failure of its combustible Note 7 smartphone.
The head of the multinational was arrested for his alleged role in South Korea’s corruption scandal.
Prosecutors are investigating whether Samsung is tied to the President Park scandal.
Samsung has pledged to enhance product safety.
A South Korean judge will decide whether Lee should be arrested over his alleged role in a corruption scandal.
Lee is a suspect in the scandal that led to South Korea's parliament impeaching the president.
Jay Y. Lee is accused of paying bribes totaling 43 billion won ($36.42 million).
Samsung's Jay Y. Lee is implicated in a sprawling corruption investigation that has led to the impeachment of the president.
The South Korean electronics giant is reportedly following the iPhone maker's lead in abandoning the headphone jack on its smartphones.
Samsung's value dropped by $19 billion following production "pause" but longterm damage could be worse.
The device’s batteries could catch fire and explode while charging.
Millions of devices were recalled after users claimed their devices had caught fire.
After reports of the smartphone setting on fire, passengers have been asked not to check the device into the hold.
One of the smartphones will be able to fold completely in half.
Tiny sensors can detect eye movements and blinking, according to a Samsung patent.