Thomas M. Lee

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Los Angeles, California

Lee Law Offices, APLC
Thomas M. Lee
Lee Law Offices, APLC

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Immigration; view more

Licensed in California since: 2000

Education: Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Lee Law Offices, APLC

3435 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90010 Visit website

Details

The founder of his own law firm based in Los Angeles, California, Thomas M. Lee divides his practice between labor and employment law and immigration matters, in both instances representing clients throughout the state. In the former area, he assists both employers and employees in a variety of matters, including wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the state's overtime laws governed by the Department of Industrial Relations. Mr. Lee also represents victims of sexual harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination and other forms of prohibited retaliation. He has been able to obtain several millions of dollars in settlements and jury awards for his employee clients in these cases. Mr. Lee also has advised employers and prepared and reviewed employee manuals and handbooks as well as confidentiality and severance agreements, and he has represented them in claims being heard in court and in arbitration proceedings.

In his immigration practice, Mr. Lee provides representation to both people and companies in several related areas. These include E-2 investor visas, marital and other family immigration, employment-based and other types of green cards, PERM labor certifications, change of status, reinstatement of F-1 international student status, and applications for citizenship. Mr. Lee has enjoyed an extraordinary success rate in these matters, with an approval rate of well over 90 percent.

Mr. Lee attended Occidental College in Los Angeles as an undergraduate, where he majored in economics and received a bachelor's degree in 1995. He then pursued his legal education at Loyola Law School, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2000. Mr. Lee's professional affiliations include the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Employment & labor: employee, Immigration: consumer

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Naturalization & citizenship

  • 50% Employment & labor: employee
  • 50% Immigration: consumer

First Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.thomasmlee.com/about

Honors/Awards:
  • Top rated Super Lawyer in Employment & Labor Law and Immigration Law
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2000
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • More than $6 million in class action settlements and judgments, 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Hospitality
  • Travel

Office location for Thomas M. Lee

3435 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 213-251-5533

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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