About Us

"Hands down the best firm I've ever worked with."
- in-house counsel, Fortune 100 e-commerce organization


Lee & Hayes, PC has grown to be one of the nation’s most sought-after IP law firms. We represent some of the world’s largest and most innovative organizations and employ a team of attorneys and staff whose expertise and education rival the best of the best.

Lee & Hayes is a pre-eminent intellectual property (IP) practice with expertise beyond the basics of IP. Over 80 seasoned IP attorneys and agents provide patent, trademark, copyright, and litigation services to businesses ranging from the Fortune 100 to leading-edge start-ups. Our corporate and FDA/Regulatory practices synergize with our IP core to plan and execute comprehensive business strategies for our technology clients. During our 25 years in practice, we have championed the understanding that IP and its complementary disciplines are not a commodity, but an asset class. This core tenet is central to all we do and fosters creative, strategic, and value-based service that helps energize our clients’ business.

At Lee & Hayes, we provide more than intellectual property legal services — we are The Business of IP®Our firm boasts attorneys who are consistently honored as being leaders in their respective practices by numerous leading industry publications and vetting organizations. But more than that, we cultivate a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package, garnering our firm honors as a top employer on several occasions. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a "high-tech company of lawyers" than a traditional law firm. The firm employs over 140 skilled individuals, with 80 attorneys and patent agents in offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Rochester, New York; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Spokane and Vancouver, Washington. We also have attorneys situated in the Washington D.C. metro area.