People: Patty H. Lee, Counsel

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Patty H. Lee

Counsel

San Francisco
Direct: (415) 544-1014
Fax: (415) 397-5849
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Ms. Lee is counsel in the Litigation Department in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Her practice focuses on resolving complex commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on construction matters. Ms. Lee has significant experience representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals on a variety of public and private projects, such as high-rise office buildings, retail spaces, hotels, condominiums, parking structures, schools, parks, and infrastructure projects. She regularly engages in the negotiation and drafting of contracts for owners, contractors, and design professionals.  She also counsels clients on contract administration, claims, insurance, risk management, dispute avoidance, and procurement issues. 
 
Ms. Lee also assists clients in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing, defense, and financial industries to resolve disputes involving contract, business tort, and consumer fraud claims through litigation or alternative dispute resolution.   
 
In addition to her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Lee represents employers in single plaintiff litigation matters and in class actions involving claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and California Labor Code violations.
 
Ms. Lee also serves as the co-chair of the San Francisco office’s Diversity Action Team.
 

Before joining the firm, Ms. Lee clerked for the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Ms. Lee is counsel in the Litigation Department in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Her practice focuses on resolving complex commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on construction matters. Ms. Lee has significant experience representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals on a variety of public and private projects, such as high-rise office buildings, retail spaces, hotels, condominiums, parking structures, schools, parks, and infrastructure projects. She regularly engages in the negotiation and drafting of contracts for owners, contractors, and design professionals.  She also counsels clients on contract administration, claims, insurance, risk management, dispute avoidance, and procurement issues. 
 
Ms. Lee also assists clients in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing, defense, and financial industries to resolve disputes involving contract, business tort, and consumer fraud claims through litigation or alternative dispute resolution.   
 
In addition to her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Lee represents employers in single plaintiff litigation matters and in class actions involving claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and California Labor Code violations.
 
Ms. Lee also serves as the co-chair of the San Francisco office’s Diversity Action Team.
 

Before joining the firm, Ms. Lee clerked for the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School at Los Angeles (2006)
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (2001)

Admissions

  • California