Mr. Lee is a 40-year veteran civil rights lawyer. He served as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Clinton Administration from December 1997-January 2001. He was Assistant Counsel in the New York office of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the law firm founded by the late Justice Thurgood Marshall from 1974-83. He was co- head of the NAACP LDF’s Los Angeles office from 1989-97. He prosecutes civil rights and disability rights actions with the Oakland, California firm Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, PC. Bill graduated from Columbia University Law School in 1974 and Yale College in 1971.