An experienced litigator, Lee Paris is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in the Atlanta office. He represents and counsels companies in all aspects of employment law, including the defense of charges of discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), state Human Rights Commissions, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other related matters. Lee also conducts workplace investigations and represents employers in wage and hour litigation.

    Prior to joining the firm, Lee was an accomplished associate at a premier boutique law firm in Atlanta, where he represented clients in a variety of complex domestic relations matters and gained significant litigation experience. This past professional experience enables him to tactfully handle sensitive matters with urgency and discretion. He has spoken and participated on numerous panels regarding domestic relations law. During law school, Lee worked as a Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution certified mediator with the Fulton and DeKalb County Mediation Programs. In that role, he mediated hundreds of matters. He gained valuable trial experience as a legal intern with the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office. Upon graduation, Lee was inducted into the prestigious Order of Emory Advocates, an award highlighting those who have excelled in trial advocacy and dispute resolution while in law school.

    Lee remains actively involved with Emory University School of Law, speaking on panels and assisting with trial law practice classes and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) classes.

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    Education

    • Emory University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2016
    • The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., 2013

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2017
    • Georgia, 2016

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member of the Atlanta Bar Association
    • Member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Georgia Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees, Temple Emanu-El (Atlanta, Georgia)
    • Steering Committee – Member at Large, Zeta Beta Tau Atlanta Alumni Association
    • Former Chapter Chair, Georgia Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation
    • Volunteer Lawyer, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
    • Mentor, Georgia Works!
    • Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020 and 2021 (Domestic Relations)
    • Graduate of the 2018 AAML Institute for Associate Attorneys
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