Corey A.Lee


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7171

Corey Lee is a strategic legal advisor for clients involved in litigation and government investigations and a national thought leader in e-discovery best practices and policy. Corey has represented clients in litigation arising from information security and data breach incidents, contract disputes, class actions, business torts, securities, and product liability. He has conducted internal investigations for health care, consumer, and retail companies and has obtained successful resolutions in courts and through settlement.

Corey advises clients on the preservation, collection, and production of electronically stored information. He represents clients in consumer class actions; Fortune 500 companies as they respond to government and third-party subpoenas and investigations involving data breach events, the False Claims Act (FCA), Stark Law, and Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS); clients in class action data breach events involving protected health information and account information; and executing internal investigations involving potential theft of trade secrets, health care fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and employment discrimination. He also has experience representing distributors and manufacturers in defense of product liability actions, including petroleum franchisors in Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA) matters and other disputes with franchisees and a major international beverage manufacturer and distributor in a RICO action filed by the Republic of Colombia alleging a money laundering and smuggling scheme.

Corey is a member of the American Bar Association; National Bar Association; Yale University Alumni Schools Committee; board of directors of the Duke Law Alumni Association; The Sedona Conference, Working Group 1, Electronic Document Retention and Production; and a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

Speaking Engagements

  • November 7, 2022
    Discovery: Mass Tort MDL Certificate Program, Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke University School of Law
  • May 11, 2022
    E-Discovery Case Law Update, 16th Annual National Institute on E-Discovery
  • July 22, 2021
    Cross Border Cyber Incidents: A Surge of Incidents in the Time of COVID, Cross-Border Institute 2021
  • June 25, 2021
    Defensible Preservation of Relevant ESI
  • April 21, 2021
    The 15th Annual National Institute on E-Discovery: Practical Tools for Making the Most of eDiscovery