Charles B. Lee

Member
Phone:
423-785-8214
Fax:
423-321-1541
Chattanooga Office
832 Georgia Avenue
Suite 1000 Volunteer Building
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

Charles (Chuck) Lee concentrates his practice primarily on employment law and corporate litigation and investigations.

In the employment law arena, he is lead defense counsel for a number of major companies and other employers in connection with wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, FLSA, ADA, FMLA and whistle-blower claims. He has coordinated responses to charges of employment discrimination filed with EEOC and analogous state and local agencies, including on-site investigations by agency investigators. He advises employers with respect to minimizing exposure in connection with reductions-in-force (RIFs), workforce restructurings and day-to-day employment issues. He assists employers in designing, implementing and enforcing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs, including mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements. He also advises clients on conducting corporate and workplace investigations, including federal and state agency investigations.

In connection with commercial litigation, he is lead counsel for the FDIC as receiver of a number of failed financial institutions in connection with multi-million dollar commercial disputes as well as professional liability investigations, lawsuits and related insurance coverage issues. He has handled insurance coverage disputes pertaining to D&O insurance and fidelity bond claims.

Mr. Lee also is a Rule 31 certified civil mediator and has served as an advocate in over 100 successful mediations. He has been AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is admitted to practice in Tennessee and Georgia state and federal courts. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Labor and Employment Law since 2010. He has been specially admitted as lead counsel on case-by-case basis in California, Florida, New York, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

Mr. Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has practiced law at Miller & Martin since 1985.