About The Firm

Founded in 2004, the Law Office of Eugene Lee has been committed to representing employees in California who seek to protect their legal rights in the workplace. Our offices are located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and in Gardena in Orange County, and serve clients throughout the State of California.

About Eugene Lee

Unlike most lawyers, Mr. Lee takes cases to trial and wins them. Over the course of more than two decades, Mr. Lee has obtained judgment for employees in 97+% of his trials and administrative hearings, an unheard-of win percentage. In the process, Mr. Lee has recovered millions of dollars for his clients (past results do not guarantee future case outcomes).

In one particularly difficult disability discrimination trial against the County of Kern in federal court, Mr. Lee as lead trial counsel was able to obtain a unanimous jury verdict on all counts, resulting in a $1.1 million judgment. After the County of Kern appealed a separate loss, Mr. Lee won that appeal as well, resulting in a published opinion and a rare award of attorney fees (County of Kern v. Jadwin (2011) 197 Cal.App.4th 65).

Mr. Lee has dedicated his career to representing the most vulnerable members of society who have been victimized by their employers.

Practice Areas:

Employment Litigation


Univ. of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1995
Harvard University, B.A., 1991


1996, New York
2005, California
2005, Central District of California
2005, Eastern District of California
2007, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
2011, Northern District of California


Shearman & Sterling (NY)
Sullivan & Cromwell (NY)
McKinsey & Company (Hong Kong/Korea)
Kim & Chang (Korea)


American Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
California Employment Lawyers Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
State Bar of California
State Bar of New York

California labor board lawyer

Eugene D. Lee

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