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Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

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Expertise

  • Appellate
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Product Liability
  • Product Liability

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Activity

Profile

Andy Lee specializes in appellate advocacy and motion practice in high stakes litigation. Such cases have implicated a wide variety of subject matters, including products liability, labor, land use, environmental, commercial, bankruptcy/receiverships, and intellectual property. When complex issues arise, clients and Andy’s fellow attorneys rely on his insight, analysis, and advocacy.

Andy practices before appellate courts in Oregon and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as trial courts in Oregon.

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, order of the coif (2002)
  • Grinnell College, Bachelor of Arts degree, Mathematics (1998)
Areas of Practice

Appellate | Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Product Liability

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Prevailed on class representatives’ personal injury claims against an industrial tool manufacturer.
  • Obtained partial summary judgment on liability issues against union that engaged in lengthy course of unlawful labor practices.
  • Represented wrongful death plaintiff in successful appeal before the Oregon Court of Appeals where trial court had granted summary judgment in favor of homeowner who shot the decedent after both parties had been drinking.
  • Obtained a rare summary judgment for a nonprofit facing a decades-old sex abuse claim in U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, and successfully defended that judgment on appeal to the Ninth Circuit.
  • Represented the only landowner in Oregon to prevail on appeal of a money judgment from a Measure 37 claim, which entitled her to $1.15 million in compensation and her attorney fees.

Articles

  • Pro Bono Spotlight Three: Immeasurable and Essential
  • Oregon Governor Signs Off on Historic Minimum-Wage Increase

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