Laura Lee is a litigation associate in the firm’s Chicago office. Ms. Lee represents clients in state and federal courts, at both the trial and the appellate levels. She concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation and class actions. Ms. Lee also has experience with multi-district, patent, and antitrust litigation, as well as with internal investigations.
Ms. Lee is a regular contributor to the firm’s Federal Circuit Patent Decision Summaries. This weekly firm publication includes a short summary of, and links to, the precedential patent cases decided by the Federal Circuit.
Ms. Lee is also actively involved in the firm’s pro bono program. Ms. Lee’s efforts include representing a civilly incarcerated man before the Illinois Supreme Court. She also participates in the Domestic Violence Victim’s Assistance Project. Ms. Lee also has experience on asylum matters.
Ms. Lee received her B.A. in History from Middlebury College in 2008 and her J.D., summa cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law in 2011, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as Managing Editor of Notes and Comments for the DePaul Law Review.
Ms. Lee is the author of an article proposing to tame, by means of jury instructions, Internet-centered jury misconduct. Laura Whitney Lee, Comment, Silencing the "Twittering Juror": The Need to Modernize Pattern Cautionary Jury Instructions to Reflect the Realities of the Electronic Age, 60 DePaul L. Rev. 181.
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