Christopher S. Lee
Associate – Atlanta
Christopher Lee is an insurance coverage and defense attorney in Atlanta. He specializes in commercial general liability, commercial litigation, and catastrophic loss litigation. His litigation experience extends to both state and federal trial courts and appellate courts.
Prior to joining Fields Howell, Chris worked as an associate in the Atlanta office of a regional law firm. There, he worked in civil litigation and governmental law, representing both companies and individuals in various litigated matters involving premises liability, negligence, and bad faith.
Chris is a 2016 graduate of Emory University School of Law. Before attending law school, Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia. He is fluent in Korean and a member of the Korean American Bar Association and Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
- Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2016
- University of Georgia, B.S., 2012
- UGA Mock Court, Korean Undergraduate Student Association Treasurer
Presentations and Publications
“The New “CARES Act” in Plain English-Simplifying the Latest Federal Benefits in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis,” presented to various insurance professionals and corporate clients by Christopher S. Lee (March 2020)
“The End of Qualified Immunity?” presented to interlocal governmental insurers and municipal clients (June 2020)
State Bar of Georgia
United States District Court Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court Middle District of Georgia
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Korean American Bar Association
Georgia Asain Pacific American Bar Association
Represented educator in wrongful death case involving student and obtained summary judgment on behalf of educator in case where pre-mediation offer of settlement was $3,000,00.00.
Represented local attorney in professional liability case filed in the Northern District of Georgia involving allegations of malpractice and obtained dismissal of all claims asserted against him.
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