Employer of Choice

Lee & Hayes cultivates a collegial and team-oriented work environment, as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package, garnering our firm honors as a best 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 across the United States.  

Our attorneys  are consistently honored as leaders in their respective practices by numerous leading industry publications and vetting organizations. Lee & Hayes is recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and by organizations such as:


  • Intellectual Property Management (IAM) 300 & 1000 recommended firm and individuals

  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

  • Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, Spokane Journal of Business

  • Best Places to Work Inland Northwest, Seattle Magazine

  • Super Lawyers®