Article “Lees’ Second Generation Arthur Lee, Esq. Joins the Law Firm of Alan Lee, Attorney at Law” as published in the Sing Tao Daily on May 27, 2017.


The second generation of Lees, Arthur Lee, Esq, with excellent scores passed the bar license examination and has become an associate in the law firm of Alan Lee, Attorney-at-Law.

Arthur Lee, Esq. (see photo) is the son of Alan Lee, a well-known attorney in New York.  He has been an intern at Alan Lee, Attorney-at-Law, since 2013 and is already familiar with immigration law and is dedicated to serve the Chinese community.

Arthur Lee, Esq. has also worked at the immigration law clinic at Brooklyn Law School where he worked with the Vera Institute of Justice.

He is a cum laude graduate in 2016 from the Brooklyn Law School’s inaugural two-year accelerated law program and he also served as an editor in the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law (2015-2016). He was admitted to the bar in April of this year and is licensed to practice before New York state and federal courts.

Alan Lee, Esq. who has served the Chinese community for many years, has more than 30+ years of experience in immigration law, proficient in I-601 waiver, H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, F and K visa etc., as well as family based immigration, extraordinary ability, National Interest Waiver (NIW) and other immigration cases. Its legal business also covers investment immigration, political asylum and naturalization and so on.

Alan Lee, Esq. Attained the AV Preeminent Rating

Alan Lee, Esq. is an immigration attorney in U.S. immigration and nationality law and has practiced in this exclusively for more than 30 years. The Martindale-Hubbell Law Dictionary has given him the AV preeminent rating which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. 

Alan Lee, Esq. is also on the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, and on the New York Super Lawyers lists (2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016). He was awarded twice by the government of the Republic of China in 1985 for his outstanding contribution in immigration and Human Rights Affairs. He also was selected for Who’s Who in American Law and has appeared as an expert witness on immigration matters in court.

His articles are widely published in a number of Chinese newspapers and published in many immigrant publications such as Immigration Daily. In 2004, Alan Lee, Esq.’s case in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Firstland International v. INS, successfully challenged INS’ policy of over 40+ years of revoking approved immigrant visa petitions under a nebulous standard of proof.  As of now, Alan Lee, Esq.’s has over 1,400 legal writings in newspapers and journals on immigration law.

Alan Lee, Esq. holds a bachelor’s degree of UCLA, and a juris doctorate graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he was awarded the Sidney A. Levine award for best writing in 1976-1977.  He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has successful litigated cases before the federal courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, Appeals Adjudication Unit, Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals, and the Regional Commissioners of Legacy INS. 

Mr. Lee became a member of the Ohio bar in 1977 and the New York bar in 1982 and later he became a registered attorney to practice before the New York Southern, Eastern and Western district courts and Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Alan Lee, Attorney at Law welcomes readers to contact and telephone. The telephone number is: 1 (212) 564-9496; Fax: 1 (212) 268-1679. Address: 408 Eighth Avenue, Suite 5A, New York, NY 10001. Website: