About Lee

I have a diverse legal background and recently earned my CIPP/US. My goal is to transition into a career in privacy law, in-house.

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance

Licenses & Certifications

Montana (2002),Colorado (2011)



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Koons Law Group

Contract Attorney October 2014 - Present

Represent top-tier U.S. automobile manufacturer in contract disputes at boutique firm; conduct depositions; research novel legal issues and write concise case summaries and court pleadings; communicate with clients at all levels of the organization, opposing counsel, and courts. 

Negotiate resolutions to complex commercial disputes at mediations to avoid costly trials. Oversee civil cases as local counsel in fast-paced environment.
Persuade courts in writing and in-person appearances, clearly communicating the client's position. 

COMPASS/Liv Sotheby's International Realty

Broker Associate June 2011 - September 2022

Executed and closed real estate sales contracts; marketed and advertised real estate properties; collaborated with vendors and other third parties to resolve problems. 
Served as project manager to timely take transactions from contract to closing. Protected sensitive financial information of clients.
Trained and motivated newer associates and assistants. 

Hall & Evans

Attorney June 2010 - May 2011

Synthesized large amounts of information to determine pertinent legal issues and produced succinct summaries and legal briefs; researched complex questions of law; worked both independently and as a team member to promote client interests. 

Dorsey & Whitney

Attorney September 2004 - May 2010

Represented several Fortune 100 companies, gaining substantive legal experience in financial institutions, healthcare, securities, corporate governance, technology, and commercial contracts. 

In-house counsel for technology company to assist with its antitrust action against credit bureaus.

Senior team member on highly complex shareholder derivative lawsuit for telecom client.

Special Assistant City Attorney for Minneapolis during 3-month rotation, independently conducting four jury trials. 

Won Scales of Justice Pro Bono Award for children in detention work. 

U.S. District Court

Federal Law Clerk August 2002 - August 2004

Exercised sound judgment while counseling the court on legal issues; managed civil and criminal case dockets to maximize organization and efficiency; researched and wrote opinions, orders, and memoranda on behalf of the court; collaborated with court personnel to promote justice and fairness. 


University of Montana School of Law


University of Great Falls


Bowling Green State University


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1153 Bergen Parkway, Suite 405
Evergreen, Colorado

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