Marcus Lee

Associate

  • location icon San Francisco, CA
    333 Bush Street
    Suite 1100
    San Francisco, CA 94104

Marcus Lee is an associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Employment & Labor and Korean Business and Litigation Practices. He represents and counsels employers in employment-related matters including litigation, risk management, and policy preparation.

Mr. Lee’s litigation and trial experience includes civil suits in both state and federal courts ranging from general business litigation to labor and employment disputes involving sexual harassment, gender age and race discrimination, and wage and hour disputes. In 2015, Mr. Lee served as lead trial counsel and successfully obtained judgment in favor of client and an award of attorneys’ fees in a wage and hour case. He has also served as second chair in a $20 million wrongful death jury case.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Lee represented and advised entertainment clients on employment and corporate related matters for several years from a boutique practice in Beverly Hills, California.

During his two-year accelerated Juris Doctor program at Southwestern Law School, Mr. Lee participated in the Trial Advocacy Honors Program, competed in Moot Court, and wrote on the legality of targeted killings using unmanned aerial vehicles for the Southwestern International Law Journal.

Mr. Lee is fluent in Korean speaking and adept in Korean writing.

Admissions

California

US District Court, Northern District, CA, 2012

US District Court, Eastern District, CA, 2012

US District Court, Central District, CA, 2012

US District Court, Southern District, CA, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 Minority Corporate Counsel Association's Rising Star
  • 2015, 2014, & 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers' Rising Star

Education

Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles

Juris Doctor, 2011

  • SCALE Program (accelerated two-year JD program)

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Game Theory emphasis, 2003

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