Steven H. Lee


Steven H. Lee is a partner in the Atlanta and Savannah offices of Lewis Brisbois and vice chair of the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. As a former federal prosecutor, Steven focuses his practice on government and internal corporate investigations and complex litigation matters. Steven has deep expertise in cases involving healthcare fraud, securities and investment fraud, trade secret theft, and CARES Act response investigations. Steven also handles white collar criminal defense, with an emphasis on healthcare fraud matters.

As an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2016 to 2022, Steven represented the U.S. Department of Justice in criminal matters involving healthcare fraud, national security violations, trade secret theft, and other economic crimes. Steven served as the office’s criminal Healthcare Fraud Coordinator, Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator, and National Cybersecurity Specialist. Steven investigated and prosecuted the first cases involving trade secret theft and national security violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Export Control Reform Act, in the Southern District of Georgia, and the first case involving securities fraud in the Middle District of Alabama.

Steven also worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Georgia Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia from 2013 to 2016, where he investigated and prosecuted state and federal criminal cases involving healthcare fraud as well as allegations of abuse and neglect of patients residing in healthcare facilities. As first chair or co-chair, Steven has tried a total of 30 jury trials, including 11 federal criminal jury trials, throughout his prosecutorial career.

Steven’s vast prosecutor experience is advantageous to healthcare providers and corporations. Steven thrives on the challenge of difficult cases.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Georgia
  • State Supreme Courts
    • Georgia Supreme Court
  • State Appellate Courts
    • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia


University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA

Juris Doctor

  • Prosecutorial Clinic
  • Chattahoochee Inn of Court

St. John’s University, Queens, NY

Bachelor of Arts History, summa cum laude

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