CAUSE Board Legal Counsel Kenneth Lee Nominated to Serve as Judge on the Ninth Circuit


Contact: Haidee Pan
Director of Marketing & Communications
Phone: (213)269-4639

Los Angeles, CA – October 10, 2018 – CAUSE proudly congratulates our Board of Directors Legal Counsel Kenneth Lee for his nomination by President Donald J. Trump to serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Kenneth Lee is a partner in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jenner & Block LLP, where his practice focuses on appellate litigation and internal investigations, and where he serves on the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. He has briefed and argued appeals in multiple federal courts of appeals, including the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, and Ninth Circuits. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, providing free legal representation to indigent and incarcerated clients. Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Lee served as Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush and as an associate with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Lee clerked for Judge Emilio M. Garza of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Lee received his A.B. from Cornell University, summa cum laude, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

Kenneth has been an active CAUSE Board Member and has provided the organization with invaluable legal and community building support.