William F. Lee is a partner at WilmerHale and is one of the country's foremost intellectual property and commercial litigation attorneys. He recently served as lead trial counsel for Apple in its worldwide litigation with Nokia and Samsung. He also was lead trial counsel for Broadcom in the highly publicized cases between Broadcom and Qualcomm and litigated his client to victory three times in the span of 15 months. In December 2007, The American Lawyer featured this representation in an extensive piece titled Under Siege.
From July 1987 through June 1989, Mr. Lee served as associate counsel to Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh in the Iran-Contra investigation and he has also served as a special assistant to the Massachusetts Attorney General for the purpose of investigating alleged incidents of racial bias in the Commonwealth's courts. He has served on the Advisory Committee of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and on the Advisory Committee of the United States District Court of the District of Massachusetts. He is a Fellow at the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves as the Eli Goldston Lecturer at Harvard Law School. He is a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation and has served on the Harvard Board of Overseers.