Geoffrey Lee is the Principal Attorney and Founder of Legato Law as well as Of Counsel with J.R. Matsen. He enhances the firm’s offerings with several definitive areas of expertise. His work in estate planning, probate administration, and trust administration is widely commended by clients who find comfort in his ability to bring clarity to a complex process. With attention to detail and a skilled understanding of every aspect of estate legal affairs, Mr. Lee provides the knowledge and support necessary to help clients. Mr. Lee’s professional talents are complemented by vast international business experience. His previous employment in multinational corporations include positions in Singapore, Hong Kong, San Francisco, and New York. As a result of his extensive overseas business travels and family background, he is fluent in several languages and dialects, including Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese. This knowledge of languages and culture, combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enables him to meet the needs of ethnically diverse clients who might not otherwise be able to conduct their legal business with complete comfort and confidence. Before establishing Legato Law; Geoffrey Lee had been a key member of the Dayton Law Firm in San Jose since 2006.
United States Tax Court; United States District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco Bay area); United States District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles area) and State Bar of California.
Bar Association Memberships:
Santa Clara County Bar Association and Silicon Valley Bar Association.