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Jason Lee is a member in the litigation section. He works with clients in the areas of construction and public contracts, OSHA, land use and environmental, professional liability, transportation, insurance coverage and bad faith. 

He is a 2002 graduate of Auburn University, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Mr. Lee specialized in Construction Management and completed his senior thesis in Concrete Design. While earning his Engineering degree from Auburn, Mr. Lee was awarded the State of Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors Scholarship and successfully completed the professional requirements for the Cooperative Education Program. While pursuing his Engineering degree, Mr. Lee worked with an Engineering News-Record top 25 General Contractor constructing commercial projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Furthermore, Mr. Lee gained additional design and technical experience working with the National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University as well as managing preconstruction services for a large Water and WasteWater General Contractor in Georgia.

After graduating from Auburn University, Mr. Lee accepted a management position with an Engineering News-Record top 40 General Contractor in Atlanta, Georgia where he completed the construction of the Flint RiverQuarium and the I-Works Imagination Theater – a project designed by architect Antoine Predock. Afterward, Mr. Lee managed large Civil Construction projects for owners such as Alabama Power, Georgia Power, and The United States General Services Administration.

In 2008, Mr. Lee received his Master of Business Administration from Samford University, Brock School of Business. After which, Mr. Lee managed studio and design operations for healthcare and institutional projects for one of the largest, most discipline-diverse design firms in the United States based in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 2014, Mr. Lee received his Juris Doctorate from The Cumberland School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Lee was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow, member of the 2012 and 2013 Career Advisory Board, member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, 2012 Semi-Finalist in the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Competition, and recipient of the Scholar of Merit for Environmental Issues in Real Estate.

Mr. Lee began his practice at a regional law firm in 2014. He resides in Homewood with his wife Elizabeth, and their three sons; Edward Pate, Robert Turner and John Ford, where they attend Dawson Memorial Baptist Church.


  • Alabama State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama


  • J.D., Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • M.B.A., Samford University, Brock School of Business
  • B.S., Auburn University

Additional Information

Civic and Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association


  • Mid-South Super Lawyers© Rising Star, 2020-2021

Construction Litigation

The lawyers in our Construction Litigation Practice Group represent members of the construction and design industries, including property owners, developers, home builders, contractors, subcontractors, professionals and insurers in all types of construction-related litigation. Our lawyers provide representation that is tailored to our clients’ specialized needs, and they advocate forcefully on behalf of clients in courtroom litigation, administrative hearings, and arbitration proceedings.

Our Construction Litigation Practice Group has experience helping clients favorably resolve disputes arising out of development, construction and renovation projects of all types, including heavy infrastructure, vertical building construction, industrial equipment installation, and manufacturing facility expansion—in addition to small and large-scale residential and commercial developments. Several of our lawyers also have specific experience handling disputes involving federal government projects governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation. From shipbuilding facilities to aircraft manufacturing facilities, and from office buildings to planned residential development, our construction litigation experience truly runs the gamut, and this allows us to offer insightful advice and strategic representation that addresses the specific business, financial and legal concerns raised by our clients’ disputes.

Litigation Counsel for All Types of Construction-Related Disputes

Whether a dispute arises before, during or after construction, achieving an efficient resolution will often be in the best interests of all parties involved. When we are engaged to provide representation for construction-related disputes, we work closely with our clients to understand their priorities and develop a strategic plan for moving forward. By evaluating and reevaluating the opportunities that are available, and by leveraging the pertinent facts and law to our clients’ advantage, our lawyers have had significant success achieving cost-effective resolutions to disputes involving issues such as:

  • Construction contract disputes
  • Construction defect claims
  • Construction financing disputes
  • Indemnity and insurance claims
  • Lien and bond claims
  • Professional liability claims
  • Representation and warranty claims

Many of the lawyers in our Construction Litigation Practice Group are prominent members of professional and industry organizations focused on the construction industry and construction law practice. Our Construction Litigation Practice Group lawyers also frequently speak and write on subjects of interest to construction lawyers and industry members.