Art M. Lee

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Art M. Lee

550 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Art M. Lee is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for the University of Arizona. Mr. Lee works on the full range of issues and matters across the entire University of Arizona enterprise, including transactional, student and employment, international, health sciences, expressive activity, and information security and privacy, among other areas.

Mr. Lee joined the University of Arizona in 2013 as an Associate General Counsel.  Previously, Mr. Lee served as an Associate General Counsel with Arizona State University for over nine years. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Legal Staff Associate Attorney at the University of Colorado. Before his practice in higher education, Mr. Lee was in private practice as an Associate with an insurance and employment defense law firm in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Lee is active with the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and has been active within the community, including serving as a past president and past member of the board of directors of both the Arizona Asian American Bar Association and the Colorado Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Mr. Lee was graduated from the University of Chicago in 1990 (A.B. Politics, Economics, Rhetoric & Law) and the University of Colorado School of Law in 1993 (J.D.). Mr. Lee is admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona and the State of Colorado and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.