Sean Lee is an Associate at FortneyScott. His practice covers a broad spectrum of workplace-related matters, with a focus on issues affecting federal contractors.
Mr. Lee counsels public-sector and private employers on matters involving the U.S. Department of Labor, including minimum wage and overtime issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act and compliance with the prevailing wage requirements of the Service Contract Act. Mr. Lee also advises federal contractor employers in matters involving the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and he assists in the defense of OFCCP compliance evaluations and enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Lee has experience in conducting workplace investigations, including conducting witness interviews and client reporting. He has investigated allegations on behalf of private and public employers including sex discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, and potential violations of workplace policies and codes of conduct.
Mr. Lee’s practice also involves government contracts compliance and litigation. He represents employers in bid protest matters before the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as well as in matters before the U.S. Small Business Administration and its Office of Hearings and Appeals.
In addition to his bid protest litigation experience, Mr. Lee has defended employers in state and federal courts and before agencies against claims of discrimination under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and related state non-discrimination laws, as well as claims of FMLA retaliation and interference. He has represented and advised employers in a broad range of matters, including restrictive covenants and contract disputes, wrongful discharge, Section 1983 claims, intentional torts, and premises liability. Mr. Lee also has extensive experience representing doctors, hospitals, and other medical care providers in health law litigation matters.
Mr. Lee is a regular contributor to the Federal Employment Law Insider newsletter, where he writes on current developments in federal employment law. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief of Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine. He received his Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the College of William & Mary, and his law degree, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.