Mr. Wayne J. Lee joined Stone Pigman in 1974, is a member of the firm and chairs the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. For the last 15 years, his practice has included a concentration in insurance and insurance class action lawsuits. Mr. Lee has experience in handling coverage issues, bad faith claims, mold claims, regulatory issues and class action claims with a myriad of substantial issues.
BAR ADMISSIONS : Louisiana Federal and State Courts
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1974
- Tulane University, 1971
Professional and Civic Activities:
Mr. Lee is a Past President of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Throughout his career, he has held numerous other positions within the LSBA, including membership in the House of Delegates, 1997-2003 and in the Board of Governors, 1993-96; Chair of the Practice Assistance and Improvement Committee, 1997-99; Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Program Committee, 1991-93; and ad hoc member, Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee, Vice-Chair (2005-07), Chair (2007) and Co-Chair of the Standing Committee on Diversity (2008-2011).
He has served as a member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates (2003-05), is a former member of the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession and a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary (2011 to present). Mr. Lee is a frequent speaker at legal seminars.
In addition to his involvement with the bar associations, Mr. Lee was appointed to the Board of Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund. Mr. Lee was a member of the Louisiana Indigent Defense Assistance Board and served as Chair of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group.
He was appointed to the Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education, 1989-94. He is a Past Chairman of the Board of the Audubon Nature Institute, a member of the Board of Directors for Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society, Ltd., a member of the Tulane University Inn of Court and a member of the Advisory Board of Editors of the Tulane Law Review.
He is also a member of the Louis A. Martinet Society and the DRI. Mr. Lee is a member of the American, National, Louisiana, New Orleans and Fifth Federal Circuit Bar Associations. Mr. Lee is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.
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