Matthew E. Lee

Associate ( San Francisco )

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Matt Lee is a straightforward, resilient, and easy-going litigator, whose candor is authentic and refreshing. But don’t underestimate him. His focused, 25-steps-ahead approach, and multi-faceted learning style makes him well prepared and able to effectively and efficiently achieve results for his clients and his team. He thrives on a steep learning curve and expedited “fire” pace and all the responsibilities that come with it.

Matt’s experience involves litigation, in state and federal courts, on a range of matters, including personal injury, landlord-tenant, municipality, construction, products liability, among other matters. He second chaired a trial and was responsible for all trial documents and submissions to the court and discussion and argued the same with judge and opposing counsel.

Having been an art major in undergrad, Matt enjoys going to art museums and painting and working with different mediums in his free time. He also likes trying new restaurants and cooking at home. Matt is an avid Bay area sports fan.



University of California – Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude, Notes Editor, Hastings Law Journal
San Jose State University, B.A. with honors, Political Science, 2010, summa cum laude

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Publications & Presentations

“2 Calif. Rulings Offer Lessons As Foreclosure Crisis Looms,” (co-author) Law360 Commentary (January 11, 2021)

“Employment Alert – Babb v. Wilkie,” (author) RSHC Client Alert (April 13, 2020)

“Employment Client Alert –Independent Contractor Test Revised by NLRB,” (author) RSHC Client Alert (February 1, 2019)

Online Note, Strict Liability and the Anti-Paparazzi Act:  The Best Solution to Protect Children of Celebrities, (author) 66 Hastings L.J. 1 (2015)