CATHY D. LEE
Special Counsel
(310) 712-6165 (310) 712-6165
CATHY D. LEE Special Counsel
Cathy Lee’s practice focuses on media and entertainment litigation and consumer class action defense.  Cathy has represented entertainment studios and talent agencies on a variety of matters, including breach of contract and anti-SLAPP issues.  Cathy has also advised companies, including mobile app companies, in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) issues and defended class actions asserting violations of the TCPA, the California’s Business & Professions Code § 17200 (Unfair Competition), § 17500 (False Advertising), § 17533.7 (Made in USA), and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).
 
Defended numerous clients in putative class actions alleging claims under the TCPA.  Most recently, Cathy won a motion to dismiss a TCPA class action and also won a motion to strike class allegations in another TCPA class action.

Defended an entertainment company in a case alleging breach of contract to pay a finder’s fee in connection with a televised broadcast. 

Obtained a dismissal with prejudice for an international real estate company of class actions alleging fraud and unfair business practices, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200.

Conducted an oral argument and obtained a dismissal of defamation action with prejudice for a high net worth individual.

Second-chaired a trial and conducted direct examinations in unfair labor practices case.
 

Pro Bono

Cathy has first-chaired and won a restraining order trial.

Cathy was selected as one of Southern California’s Super Lawyers "Rising Stars," 2016-2017.

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, co-chair of Litigation and Board of Governors, 2015-2016

Korean American Bar Association, member, 2011-present

About

Cathy Lee’s practice focuses on media and entertainment litigation and consumer class action defense.  Cathy has represented entertainment studios and talent agencies on a variety of matters, including breach of contract and anti-SLAPP issues.  Cathy has also advised companies, including mobile app companies, in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) issues and defended class actions asserting violations of the TCPA, the California’s Business & Professions Code § 17200 (Unfair Competition), § 17500 (False Advertising), § 17533.7 (Made in USA), and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).
 

Experience

Defended numerous clients in putative class actions alleging claims under the TCPA.  Most recently, Cathy won a motion to dismiss a TCPA class action and also won a motion to strike class allegations in another TCPA class action.

Defended an entertainment company in a case alleging breach of contract to pay a finder’s fee in connection with a televised broadcast. 

Obtained a dismissal with prejudice for an international real estate company of class actions alleging fraud and unfair business practices, Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200.

Conducted an oral argument and obtained a dismissal of defamation action with prejudice for a high net worth individual.

Second-chaired a trial and conducted direct examinations in unfair labor practices case.
 

Pro Bono

Cathy has first-chaired and won a restraining order trial.

Honors

Cathy was selected as one of Southern California’s Super Lawyers "Rising Stars," 2016-2017.

Memberships

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, co-chair of Litigation and Board of Governors, 2015-2016

Korean American Bar Association, member, 2011-present

Publications
December 2016 | Books
Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (4th Ed. 2016)