Edward H. Lee

Edward H. Lee

Location:
Springfield, New Jersey
Phone:
888-295-5828 (Toll Free)
973-467-5100 (Main Office)
973-481-0606 (Newark Office)
Fax:
973-315-9080
Email:

Edward H. Lee Esq. heads the firms Personal Injury, Commercial, Insurance and Employment litigation practice. Ed is a graduate of Seton Hall University and Pace University School of Law. He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1986 and to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 1993. He has been Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney since 2005.

Ed Lee has been practicing law in the State of New Jersey almost thirty (30) years and specializes in the litigation of Personal Injury Cases, Commercial and Insurance litigation as well as Employment matters in both State and Federal Courts. He has been representing individuals injured in automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents and those injured as a result of defective products, or the negligence of doctors, for his entire career.

Ed's commercial and insurance litigation practice includes representing individuals as well as small businesses in a wide range of disputes including contract claims, business dissolution, Oppressed Minority shareholder claims and those individuals and businesses who have been compelled to fight with their insurance carriers and brokers for denied claims or for lack of appropriate coverage.

His employment litigation practice includes representing individuals who have been wrongfully terminated; subject to sexual harassment; discriminated against based upon their race, religion, sexual orientation or handicap; and for violation of their rights under the Federal and State Family Leave Acts.

During his career Ed has handled many significant cases resulting in published opinions including New Jersey Manufacturers v. O'Donnell, 300 N.J. Super. 1, (App. Div. 1997); Foster v. Newark Housing Authority 389 N.J. Super 60 (App. Div. 2006); Hernandez v. Baugh (WL 2901763 (N.J.Super. App. Div. 2008). Ed has appeared before the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey in Rutgers Casualty Ins. Co. v. Collins, 158 N.J. 542 (1999).

Ed is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Union and Essex County Bar Association and the New Jersey Association For Justice.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability - Slip and Fall
  • Premises Liability - Trip and Fall
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Birth Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey 2005-2015

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1993

Education

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Major: Marketing/English Literature

Honors and Awards

  • Named as a New Jersey Super Lawyers 2011-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Attorney-2011-2015
  • Top Attorney in New Jersey-2011-2015
  • Nation's Top One Perecent By the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Global Directory of Who's Who - Top Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Association For Justice, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Rotary Club of Newark, Past-President
  • National Association Of Distinguished Counsel, Nation's Top One Percent
  • Global Directory Of Who's Who, Top Lawyer