Michael Jason Lee
Michael Jason Lee began his legal career as a legal intern in the Office of Legal Counsel to the President (White House) during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial, followed by a judicial externship with the Honorable Ronald George, Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court. After being admitted to the State Bar of California in 2000 and completing his judicial externship, Michael founded the Law Offices of Michael Jason Lee, where he continues to work today.
Over the past 20 years, Michael has gained extensive experience handling a broad spectrum of complex civil litigation matters and, in the process, served as lead counsel or lead instructing counsel in cases spanning 20 states and 25 countries. Michael has also developed a specialized expertise in cryptocurrency, internet gambling/gaming law, high risk internet payment processing, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts in asset recovery cases in these areas. More generally, Michael has successfully litigated many major multi jurisdictional asset preservation, asset recovery and fraud cases for his clients, which have included individuals, governmental entities, regulatory bodies and large companies from around the world. Michael’s aggressive and innovative approach to litigation, dedicated focus to protecting his clients’ commercial interests and track record of outstanding results have earned him a reputation as a leading international fraud and asset recovery specialist.
Michael also has a longstanding commitment to serving the under serviced. Since becoming an attorney, Michael has worked more than 2,000 hours in either a pro bono or reduced fee capacity to provide legal services to individuals facing injustices or hardships that would otherwise not be able to afford them.