NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 19, 2020
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan A. Lee has joined the firm’s Nashville office as Of Counsel.
Mr. Lee advises owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and suppliers in various construction-related litigation matters including disputes related to design and construction defects, mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, contractor licensing, and Prompt Pay act and other payment issues. In addition, he drafts and negotiates many types of construction, development, design, and related contracts. Mr. Lee has guided clients throughout all stages of litigation from pre-litigation negotiations through trial and has successfully argued appeals before all three divisions of the Tennessee Court of Appeals as well as the Tennessee Supreme Court.
In addition to his construction practice, Mr. Lee has significant commercial litigation and government regulatory experience based on his time in private practice in Chicago and as an Assistant Attorney General in the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office. At the State, Mr. Lee represented state agencies in regulatory and litigation matters involving insurance licensing, utilities, and constitutional challenges. He also served as regulatory counsel for the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System’s alternative investment portfolio where he negotiated complex commercial agreements for private equity, strategic lending and real estate transactions and served as general counsel for the Tennessee State Funding Board, Tennessee State School Bond Authority, and the Tennessee Local Development Authority.
Mr. Lee is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association-Construction Section, the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel (TACC), and the ABA Construction Forum. He received his B.S.E. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 475 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Silicon Valley, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.
Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.