Heather A. Lee



Heather Lee is a litigator in the firm's Government Enforcement Defense and Investigations and Securities Enforcement Litigation practice groups and is the Tampa office liaison of the firm’s Pro Bono Racial Justice and Equity Practice Group (RJEPG).

Heather defends clients facing a broad range of criminal charges, government investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions. She has experience defending clients facing securities fraud class actions, RICO claims, and heath care, mail, and wire fraud charges and has assisted many clients in responding to grand jury and SEC subpoenas. Heather also represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts and before the American Arbitration Association. She has helped clients successfully defend against claims of fraudulent inducement and defeat attempts to assert alter ego liability. 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, St. Petersburg (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)
    • B.A., Political Science
    • Minor, Environmental Science & Policy


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