Lee joined the Firm in 2018 from the Maine Public Utilities Commission (“MPUC”), where he served as a Staff Attorney since 2016. With the MPUC, Lee participated in several complex matters concerning electric and natural gas utilities, including rate cases and certifications of public convenience and necessity. Lee also acted as the lead attorney for the MPUC on proceedings involving renewable energy incentives and policies, long-term contracts between generators and Maine’s electric utilities, and several cases stemming from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. In addition, Lee represented the MPUC on appeals of its decisions before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Prior to his position with the MPUC, Lee clerked at a Maryland Circuit Court and studied at the University of Oregon School of Law. During law school, Lee was an Environment and Natural Resources Fellow with the school’s Energy Law and Policy Project. Lee also held in-house counsel internships with a large international wind turbine manufacturer and an investor-owned utility with operations in Washington, Oregon, and California. Lee’s education experience further includes a degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and current coursework at Johns Hopkins University to obtain an M.S. in Energy Policy and Climate.
- University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2014
- University of Maryland, B.S., 2005
- University of Oregon School of Law Environment and Natural Resources Fellowship, Energy Law and Policy Project
- Editor-in-Chief, Western Environmental Law Update
- Energy Bar Association
- Maine State Bar Association
- Maryland Bar Association