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Lee G. Lester

Richmond, VA
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Lee Lester focuses his practice on securities and general corporate law. His experience includes public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and corporate formation. In addition, he regularly advises public companies on insider trading, corporate governance, fiduciary duties, stock exchange listing requirements and filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including proxy statements and periodic financial reporting. Lee has also assisted a number of financial institutions with bank regulatory and compliance matters and executive compensation arrangements.

Lee has been named among Virginia's "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business magazine (2016), was listed in Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2013, 2020) and was listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2021-present). He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division and the Richmond Bar Association. He volunteers his time and services to the Wills for Seniors Program.

Lee received his Bachelor of Science degree with special attainments in commerce, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University and his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, Lee served as annual survey editor of the University of Richmond Law Review and authored the note, “Small v. United States: Defining ‘Any’ as a Subset of ‘Any,’” 40 University of Richmond Law Review 631 (2006). He was also a member of the McNeill Law Honor Society.

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  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D.)
    • magna cum laude
    • McNeill Law Honor Society
    • University of Richmond Law Review, Annual Survey Editor
  • Washington and Lee University (B.S.)
    • cum laude
Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Community Involvements

  • Leadership Metro Richmond - Class of 2017
  • Wills for Seniors - Volunteer Attorney
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar

Listed in Virginia Business magazine, "Legal Elite" (2016)

Virginia Super Lawyers - “Rising Star” (2013, 2020)

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2021-present)