Rebecca Lee is a senior associate in the firm's Litigation and Environmental sections and is located in the Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on general commercial litigation and environmental matters. 

Rebecca has a breadth of litigation experience in state and federal actions involving CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, Clean Water Act, Proposition 65, toxic tort, common law property contamination and civil enforcement matters. Rebecca has assisted clients with regulatory compliance under Proposition 65, TSCA and other state and federal environmental regulations. She has also helped clients develop and implement environmental management systems and risk management processes.

Rebecca also has substantial experience assisting with internal corporate investigations and responding to civil enforcement actions and investigations initiated by state and federal agencies.

During law school, Rebecca taught as a writing fellow for first year law students and was a teaching advisor for Legal Research classes. Prior to joining Pillsbury, Rebecca was a law clerk in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Professional Highlights

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers (published by BL Rankings LLC) Ones to Watch for Litigation - Environmental (2022)
  • "How Cos. Should Respond To Gov't Requests For PFAS Info," Law360, July 2021. Co-author.
  • "Calif. Alligator Product Ban Highlights State-Federal Conflict," Law360, October 2020. Co-author.

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  • "Rule 702 Proposal Would Bring Clarity To Expert Admissibility," Law360, April 21, 2022. Co-author.
  • "Key Compliance Tips For 2020 TSCA Chemical Reporting," Law360, September 2020. Co-author.
  • "Glyphosate Brief Exposes Calif.-Federal Chemical Regs Clash," Law360, June 2020. Co-author.
  • “Supreme Court Revisits and Revises ‘Auer Deference’ with Implications for Environmental Law,” EM, February 2020. Co-author.
  • "Quenching Food Deserts: Rethinking Welfare Benefits to Combat Obesity," Southern California Review of Law & Social Justice, Spring 2016.

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2016
    Senior Productions Editor, Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice

    B.A., Dartmouth College, 2012

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California