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Cathy D. Lee

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Los Angeles
Phone: (310) 712-6165
Fax: (310) 712-6199

Cathy Lee is a senior associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on class action litigation and media and entertainment class action. She has defended class actions involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), California’s Business & Professions Code § 17200 (Unfair Competition), § 17500 (False Advertising), § 17533.7 (Made in USA), and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).

Representative Experience

Defending clients in putative class actions alleging claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for unsolicited telemarketing calls, text messages and faxes.

Lead associate in litigation team that represented an international real estate company and secured dismissal of all claims (including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition claims) with prejudice in multiple class actions.

Represented high net worth individual in defamation action and secured dismissal of all claims with prejudice, after conducting oral argument.

Second chaired trial involving claims of wrongful termination and unfair labor practices asserted against international food corporation.

Memberships & Associations

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Co-Chair of Litigation and Board of Governors, 2015-2016

Korean American Bar Association, Member, 2011-present

Honors & Awards

Ms. Lee was selected as one of Southern California’s Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2016.

Pro Bono

Ms. Lee has first-chaired and won a restraining order trial.

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Publications
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December 2016

Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (4th Ed. 2016)

Events
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April 22, 2016

If I Could Pass Along One Important Lesson…

Women Lawyers of Los Angeles (WLALA) Litigators Forum