Eric Lee joined Judicial Watch’s legal team after graduating law school in 2015. He previously interned at Judicial Watch in the Fall of 2011 and Summer of 2013, where he helped successfully defend the constitutionality of petition signatures in Doe v. Md. State Bd. of Elections, 428 Md. 596 (Md. 2012), and aided in filing various civil complaints under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Since joining full-time, Eric assisted in ending racially-based voting practices and procedures under the Fifteenth Amendment and § 2 of the Voting Rights Act in Akina v. Hawaii, 136 S. Ct. 581 (2015). Prior to Judicial Watch, Eric was invited by faculty to co-lead the University of Maryland’s Clinical Law Program, where he served as advisor and practiced in various civil-litigation matters pro bono publico under Md. Rule 16. Among other things, Eric helped defend low-income Baltimore City residents from city tax-lien foreclosure and worked with Maryland pro bono organizations to help defend consumers from predatory lending practices. Eric graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a degree in Economics and received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. Eric is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.