Lee is co-founder of Dean Gazzo Roistacher LLP and has extensive civil litigation and appellate experience in state and federal court representing public entities and other clients in all types of litigation. Lee received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and graduated from California Western School of Law where he was a Writer/Editor for California Western Law Review.
Lee was admitted to California Bar 1995 and since 2013 has been a Certified Appellate Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Lee has briefed and argued as lead counsel in over 90 appellate matters. Published opinions include: Rubenstein v. Doe No. 1 (2017) 3 Cal.5th 903; Willis v. City of Carlsbad (2020) 48 Cal. App. 5th 1104; Fazio v. Fairbanks Ranch Country Club (2015) 233 Cal.App.4th 1053; Investors Equity Life Holding Company v. Schmidt (2015) 233 Cal.App.4th 1363; Mincal Consumer Law Group v. Carlsbad Police Department (2013) 214 Cal.App.4th 259; Investors Equity Life Holding Company Schmidt, et al. (2011) 195 Cal.App.4th 1519; Estate Of Redfield (2011) 193 Cal.App.4th 1526; Brown v. Ransweiller (2009) 171 Cal.App.4th 516; San Diego Trolley, Inc. v. Superior Court (2001) 87 Cal.App.4th 1083.
Lee is admitted to practice before all California’s Federal District Courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Certified Appellate Specialist
- Member, Appellate Court Committee, San Diego County Bar Association