Contact Information

  • Company: Steve Lee & Associates, LLC
  • Phone: (310) 785-1000
  • Website: www.stevelee.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Business Damages and Investigation

Specialty Focus: forensic accounting, governance, ediscovery, computer forensics, trade secrets, class certification, bet the company, TCPA, FCPA, securities, employment,

Education: Masters, Maryville University; Bachelors, University of Missouri

Years in Practice: 34

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 50+


Additional Information

Expert witness and forensic investigator, Steve R. Lee, has been a driving force in winning billions of dollars of settlements, recoveries and savings for his clients in bet-the-company litigation. Lee is recognized in global venues for his expertise in financial forensics, information and corporate governance, trade secrets, defeating class certification, and commercial damages. Lee is a guest commentator on national news addressing topics including Ponzi schemes, SEC investigations and global cyber security issues. As specialists in bet-the-company litigation, Mr. Lee and his firm served Morgan Stanley in one of the largest commercial antitrust damages lawsuits in US history. The matter settled favorably for Mr. Lee's clients in the amount of almost US $3 billion. Scores of insurance, transportation, high technology, logistics, healthcare, media and entertainment, retail, energy, utility, food and beverage, finance, government and private equity clients both domestically and internationally have relied upon the firm's expertise, discretion and demonstrated ability to help their attorneys prevail. Lee has been instrumental in defeating class certification in various TCPA, labor and employment, false advertising and other matters. He has also played key roles in obtaining positive outcomes in Federal Trade Commission, SEC and United States Department of Justice regulatory actions including, but not limited to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters. Mr. Lee’s testimony has been specifically and extensively cited at the appellate level in affirming rulings for his clients. Lee has testified in the United States, The Caribbean, Europe, the Near East, and the Far East.