Godfrey Lee, Esq. is a managing partner whose practice includes real estate transactions, immigration matters (visas, petitions, asylum and removal defense), wills and trusts counseling and drafting, business formations, negotiating and executing business and commercial transactions and family law matters.
Mr. Lee received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business and his Juris Doctor from New York Law School. Prior to founding Lee & Miao, PLLC, Mr. Lee was an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Merrill Lynch working on asset management and securities compliance, arbitration, and litigation matters before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Mr. Lee also has experience aiding the negotiation and structure of several real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of restaurants, residential property and commercial property as a consultant with a boutique brokerage firm. Additionally, he has worked at a boutique immigration firm procuring non-immigrant and immigrant (lawful permanent resident) visas for specialty workers, entertainers, athletes, entrepreneurs and investors.
Bar Admissions: New York 2010, New Jersey 2009
Affiliations: New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association
Languages: English, Cantonese