Heather A. Lee



Heather Lee is a litigation associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm's Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice and is also the Tampa office liaison of the firm’s  Pro Bono Racial Justice and Equity Practice Group (RJEPG).

Heather focuses her practice on defending clients facing a broad range of criminal charges, government investigations, or regulatory enforcement actions. She also represents clients in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters. Previously, Heather was a summer associate with Foley, providing support in the area of litigation.

Prior to joining Foley, Heather spent her final year of law school working with Harvard Law School’s Criminal Justice Institute, where she represented indigent defendants across Suffolk County courts.


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2018)
    • Selected to complete final year of law school at Harvard Law School
    • Member, Ecology Law Quarterly
    • Served, East Bay Community Law Center's Health & Welfare Clinic
  • University of South Florida (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)
    • B.A., Political Science
    • Minor, Environmental Science & Policy
    • Honors college
    • King O'Neal Scholar


  • Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of International Trade