Throughout his professional career, spanning over 25 years, Mr. Lee has been involved exclusively in the practice of immigration and nationality law. His practice focuses primarily on temporary employment visas and permanent residence processing for executives and employees of multinational corporations. Additionally, he has extensive experience in obtaining employment visas in the healthcare and food services industries. He has successfully represented corporate clients in I-9 employment verification audits and counsels clients on I-9 compliance. Mr. Lee represents clients before the various immigration agencies of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of State (DOS). Moreover, he has successfully litigated cases in the federal courts on behalf of foreign nationals.

Mr. Lee is a past chair of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (1987-1989). His father, Ernest C Lee, after retiring from the legacy US Immigration & Naturalization Service, was a founding member of the Atlanta Chapter. Mr. Lee has been a speaker on immigration law issues at conferences and seminars hosted by the State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Bar Association and American Immigration Lawyers Association. His legal abilities have been rated at the highest level by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (AV ‘Very High to Preeminent'). He is a member of the Japan American Society of Georgia, the British American Business Group and Canadian American Society. Mr. Lee graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1976. He received his law degree from The Lewis and Clark Law School in 1981.

Practice Areas

  • Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Temporary Employment Visas

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1981

Education

  • Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of Georgia
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Honors: cum laude

Professional Associations

  • Atlanta Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Past Chair, 1987 to 1989
  • Japan American Society of Georgia, Member
  • British American Business Group, Member
  • Canadian American Society, Member

Honors

  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer

Classes / Seminars

  • Speaker on immigration law issues at conferences and seminars, State Bar of Georgia
  • Speaker on immigration law issues at conferences and seminars, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • Speaker on immigration law issues at conferences and seminars, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Speaker on immigration law issues at conferences and seminars, American Immigration Lawyers Association