Professional Biography

Christian Lee Associate

  • Palo Alto

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    Palo Alto

    3150 Porter Drive

    Palo Alto, CA




Christian Lee is an associate focused on patent litigation and privacy/data security.

As a patent litigator, Christian drafts discovery, handles discovery disputes and manages document collections and productions. He is also proficient at drafting motions, including dispositive motions.

As a privacy attorney, he represents service providers who receive legal demands, such as subpoenas and search warrants, for user data that is governed by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and the Stored Communications Act. He responds to requests from both governmental entities and civil litigants, and he handles related negotiations and motion practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Christian interned at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and LinkedIn Corporation. Christian was a privacy paralegal at Yahoo! Inc. prior to law school and worked as a patent litigation paralegal for an international law firm.

Professional Leadership

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, New Lawyers Committee, Co-Chair, 2015

Related Employment

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Detroit, MI, Judicial Extern for the Hon. Avern Cohn, 2014
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation, San Francisco, CA, Legal Intern, 2013
  • Perkins Coie LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Summer Associate, 2013
  • LinkedIn Corporation, Mountain View, CA, Legal Intern, 2012
  • Yahoo! Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, Legal Assistant, 2007 – 2011
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Redwood Shores, CA, IP Litigation Assistant, 2006




Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado


  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 2014,
    Articles Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • Cornell University, B.S., Biology, 2004


  • Chinese - Mandarin