Mr. Lee is chair of the Estate Planning Section of the Business and Corporate Group of Howard & Howard. He focuses his practice on business law, estate planning, and tax law.
He brings a business background to his practice of law. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Mr. Lee ran his own law firm, and has previously owned and operated an international business and developed commercial and residential real estate. In addition, he is active within the charitable community and has served as a director and officer of various charities. His business experience and philanthropic background assists him with looking at legal issues from both the perspective of an attorney as well as a client in order to properly meet the goals and expectations of his clients.
Mr. Lee has been named to Michigan Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America® and the Leading Lawyers Network. He was also named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly and a "Top Lawyer" by dBusiness magazine as part of a peer review survey. He is a member of the oversight committee for Howard & Howard’s Community Reinvestment Fund, the firm’s charitable foundation.
Mr. Lee is a frequent presenter and spoke at the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute in November, 2014. He has written numerous articles that have been published in various legal publications including the Michigan Tax Lawyer, the Michigan Bar Journal, Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, Audio Estate Planner (American Law Institute-American Bar Association) as well as course materials for purposes of instructing various law groups for their Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Lee received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and J.D. from Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law. He also received a LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Mr. Lee is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan.